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Trading Standards Officer

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Trading standard officers (TSOs) check up on firms to make sure they are not breaking any trade laws. Enforcement or fair trading officers support them in this work.

The Work

As a trading standards officer you would ensure that traders keep to a wide range of laws in the following areas:

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The average starting salary for a trainee trading standards officer is in the range of £18,000 to £24,000 a year. Salaries for qualified trading standards officers are up to around £35,000 a year. Senior trading standards officers may earn around £35,000 to £50,000 a year, with supervisors and managers earning more.

Conditions

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Getting In

Jobs are available in local authorities and private industries such as food manufacture, retailing or quality control and management.

What Does it Take?

You should be:

You need:

Training

Getting On

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