Environmental Health Technician
Job description: Ensure healthy working and living conditions in all RAF facilities, and for Service personnel in all situations
Pay after one year: £17,980
Joining age: 17 – 29
Usual service: 9 years
Open to: men or women
Similar civilian jobs:
- Environmental health technician
- Health and safety officer
- Port health officer
- Hazardous materials technician
Qualifications you need: 5 GCSEs/SCEs at Grade C/3 minimum or equivalent, including English language, maths, physics (or a physics-based science) and chemistry (or a chemistry-based science)
Qualifications you can gain: HND in environmental and occupational health
Nationality: Citizen of the UK or the Republic of Ireland, or a Commonwealth citizen since birth
Environmental Health Technicians provide professional advice to ensure that RAF personnel always have safe and healthy working and living conditions.
As an Environmental Health Technician, you’ll identify, evaluate and control chemical, biological and physical hazards that may affect the well-being of the community. You’ll visit RAF bases to inspect and advise on all aspects of occupational and environmental health, such as disposing of toxic waste or how to maintain hygiene when people are working in the field.
Once you’ve successfully completed your training, you’ll be awarded an HND in Environmental and Occupational Health. You’ll have opportunities for further training throughout your career, and you could be selected to study for a degree in Environmental Health.
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