Training For The Role
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.
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.
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 :
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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.
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.