Professional development

The professional practice of environmental health incorporates the disciplines of food, housing, health and safety in the workplace, environmental protection and health protection.

Environmental health professionals employed across the public, private and third sectors support, advise and work with businesses, local communities and people to ensure standards and legislation associated with environmental health are maintained and upheld in order to protect and improve people’s health, safety and wellbeing.

As a career, it provides excellent opportunities, both for school leavers and for people wanting to retrain or to take forward experience gained in related occupations. Watch our short video to find out more: