Employer’s guide to the Directory of Student Training Opportunities (DSTO)

By Advice, News

Your support for EH careers The Directory of Student Training Opportunities (DSTO) is a listing of training opportunities managed by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and supported by Buckingham Futures, which helps students complete their Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP) Portfolio, improve their knowledge of EH and expand on their practical skillset. We are encouraging […]

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Why is the Directory of Student Training Opportunities (DSTO) important for students?

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Last week we looked into the Directory of Student Training Opportunities (DSTO). In summary, these are a list of training opportunities provided by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) to help students complete their Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP) Portfolio. Today we look into how Environmental Health (EH) students can benefit from the DSTO. What […]

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The Shortage of Environmental Health Practitioners (EHP)

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We are currently facing a crisis where there is a shortage of Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) in the industry. Local authority budgeting issues, government funding, lack of qualified professionals and the end of the pandemic has played a part in the scarcity of EHPs in the UK, leading to a detrimental effect on the public’s […]

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New Year, New Career

By Advice

It’s 2023, a New Year is a New Start! If you’re a job seeker, you know what that means: It’s time to find your new job! Statistics have shown that January and February are the best time of year to find a job. There is even a special day dedicated for this period of the […]

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Top 8 Skills Required for an Environmental Health Practitioner

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“What are the key skills employers look for in candidates?” Is a common question our candidates ask our consultants on a daily basis. In addition to your Environmental Health qualifications, certifications and technical abilities, there are certain skills that are essential in order to succeed as an Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP). From our knowledge of […]

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Exclusive: An Interview with South African Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP)

By Advice, Exclusive, Story

Yashmitha Bhudram an Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP) shares her story and experiences in Pretoria, South Africa with the local government City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. What do you love about Environmental Health (EH)? “It’s all around us, it’s everything we are” ~ Yashmitha Bhudram Years in Environmental Health 13 years Day in the life of […]

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Environmental Health: Environmental Protection and Private Sector Housing

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Buckingham Futures ~ Residential Division Today we focus on our Residential team, they cover these aspects of Environmental Health: Environmental Protection and Private Sector Housing. Environmental Protection Officer Environmental Protection Officers inspect and report environmental complaints or issues, which can either be reactive or proactive work depending on the team and the job. Depending on […]

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