Environmental Health Technician
London, United Kingdom
5d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Get a fully recognised civilian BSc in Environmental Health.
  • Help prevent disease outbreaks.
  • Give military commanders guidance on water and food safety.
  • Advise front line troops on the safest places to build military bases and camps.

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    You'll start with your initial military training which will teach you how to be a soldier - this will cover everything from fieldcraft to how to handle a rifle.

    Your initial training will be at either Pirbright or Winchester and last for 14 weeks.

    Step 2

    Then you’ll begin practical training at the Defence School of Healthcare Education. At the same time, you’ll do a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Health from Leeds Beckett University.

    You will gain a NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and a BPCA Certificate in Pest Control over three years.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 17 years 9 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : 104 UCAS points from 2 A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

    GCSE Grade A C / 9-4 in at least English Language, Maths and two sciences. For full entry criteria information, please visit the Leeds Beckett University Website Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 46kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 11m 15s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

    All Environmental Health Technicians can gain postgraduate qualification throughout their career and you may also have the opportunity to study at MSc level.

    Rank Progression

    Learn about rank progression here.

    Pay and Benefits

    Earn £15,671 during training.When your training is finished, and you join your Unit, pay will rise to £21,600.

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