P691 Teletext 691 Oct27 21:11:15       ————————————————————————————  ——— HIGHER STANDARDS  Dear Mike, I have started A-levels in biology, law and business studies. I am interested in working in trading standards or environmental health after my exams. Will it be necessary to take a degree or is it possible to train for either on the job? Michelle, Gloucestershire ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— Write to Mike for careers info A-Z OF TELETEXT p103 Work ???? Aber/Edin TV Guide
P691 Teletext 691 Oct27 21:12:47       ————————————————————————————  ——— HIGHER STANDARDS  Mike replies: Each local authority has a statutory duty to enforce trading standards. The minimum entry requirements are five GCSE passes and two A-levels. English, maths and a science must have been passed at either. Students go on to take the Diploma in Trading Standards. Another route is the degree course in consumer protection offered by four universities. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Write to Mike for careers info A-Z OF TELETEXT p103 Work ???? Aber/Edin TV Guide
P691 Teletext 691 Oct27 21:12:27       ————————————————————————————  ——— HIGHER STANDARDS  Mike replies: Get more information from the Institute of Trading Standards, 3-5 Hadleigh Business Centre, 351 London Road, Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2BT. Website: tradingstandards.gov.uk Environmental health officers perform a wide range of duties to ensure public health. Degrees offered in environmental health/science are available at centres nationally and take three or four years to complete. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Write to Mike for careers info A-Z OF TELETEXT p103 Work ???? Aber/Edin TV Guide
P691 Teletext 691 Oct27 21:11:41       ————————————————————————————  ——— HIGHER STANDARDS  Mike replies: Entry to environmental health courses requires a minimum of five GCSE passes and two A-levels to include a science at A-level. Post graduates must have a science degree. Write to the Chartered Institute of Public Health, Chadwick Court, 15 Hatfields, London SE1 8DJ. e-mail: cieh.org Seek advice and information from your career service as to the best route for you following A-levels. ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Write to Mike for careers info A-Z OF TELETEXT p103 Work ???? Aber/Edin TV Guide
P691 Teletext 691 Oct27 21:13:08       ————————————————————————————  ——— WRITE TO MIKE DRUMMOND  If you have a career query, Mike Drummond can answer your letters on these pages. Drop him a line at: Mike Drummond Teletext PO Box 32549 London W4 5TX or e-mail: careers@teletext.co.uk ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Write to Mike for careers info TELETEXT A TO Z p103 Work ???? Aber/Edin TV Guide