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This is a unique opportunity to study for a degree while earning a salary and gaining practical skills by working as a member of the Environmental Health Team.

You will study with the Leeds Beckett University, BSc (Hons)Environmental Health commencing September 2024 and on days when not attending taught classes, will work in the team supporting all the environmental health functions. These include food safety, health and safety at work, public health, and environmental protection.


Building on the taught knowledge of the degree, you will develop the practical skills of an Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP), while learning from and supporting experienced professionals. Upon successful completion of the four-year degree programme, you would have the opportunity to gain professional status as an EHP.

It will be a condition of any employment offer that you are accepted onto the degree programme by Leeds Beckett University. Support will be provided to liaise with the university for the application.


About the person


The successful candidate will be:

  • Looking for a career where they can make a difference to peoples’ health and the environment
  • Able to cope with the academic demands of the study for an honours degree while working to develop their practical skills
  • Highly motivated and organised, with excellent time management skills
  • An excellent communicator and influencer

The successful candidate will have:

  •  An investigative and analytical approach
  • Strong IT skills and be able to produce clear reports and case records
  • GCSE Maths, English and Science at Grades A-C or 4-9 to be able to demonstrate good literacy and numeracy
  • Achieved or predicted (and awaiting results) a minimum of 3 A levels or equivalent.  Each A level award should be at Grade C or above and provide a combined total of 112 UCAS points to meet the entry requirements for the Environmental Health Practitioner Level 6 Integrated Degree apprenticeship.

Additional information

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You can find out more about the apprenticeship degree programme at:

Environmental health practitioner (integrated degree) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education


Environmental Health | Leeds Beckett University


More information about environmental health and the profession is also available here.



Published: 03/05/2024
Audience: Post-16
Contact: Dorothy Shepherd

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