Safety, Health and Environment Technician | Assessor Job | Highfield Assessment
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Person Specification: Safety, Health and Environment Technician

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Have recent relevant experience, typically within the last 2 years, and preferably 3 years’ experience of the occupation or sector
  • Hold or be working towards a vocational assessment qualification such as A1 or Highfield Level 3 Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment (training provided upon successful application).

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • The assessor must be someone who has nothing to gain from the outcome of the assessment and must not have been involved in the training and/or line management of the apprentice.
  • Evidence of regularly updated continuing professional development (CPD) to demonstrate practical experience and updated occupational expertise. This will cover updated knowledge and skills, changes to legislation and consider the latest developments in the sector.
  • Excellent understanding of the standard(s) for the new apprenticeship frameworks, including specific knowledge in the industry area for the standard.
  • Understanding of regulators’ requirements: Ofqual, ESFA, industry bodies.
  • Practise standardised assessment principles as set out by Highfield.
  • Competent in carrying out the assessments specified and grading the apprenticeship in line with the requirements set out in the assessment plan.
  • Experience of producing clear, accurate and concise written reports in a number of formats; giving both results and constructive feedback and support.
  • IT proficient, including the use of web conferencing software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills; ability to effectively prioritise.
  • Able to work independently but also lead a team, if required.


  • Flexibility to travel across the UK.
  • Willingness to agree to overnight stays away from home, if required.
  • Hold an IQA assessor award.
  • Have excellent knowledge and understanding of the Level 3 Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Technician Apprenticeship Standard and assessment plan
  • Experience of working with quality assurance processes and complying with regulatory requirements.
  • Expertise to administer and use the assessment tools required in the assessment plan.

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