Laboratory Technician, Apprenticeship
Earn while you learn, with our Laboratory Technician, Apprenticeship, which is open to anyone over 16.
Laboratory Technicians are found in a huge number of organisations, from primary and secondary pharmaceuticals to nuclear companies.
You will interact with many members of different sectors when carrying out this job, so effective communication is key.
Over the course of this apprenticeship, you will learn:
- How to produce, analyse and interpret data, including the application of statistical techniques
- Regulatory requirements of the industry and laboratory
- Technical skills to fulfil their role
- To follow quality procedures
- To communicate scientific information appropriately
- To work safely in a laboratory
- To use appropriate scientific methods to identify the causes of problems and produce solutions
You will be assessed in several different ways. This includes your practical skills, a workplace observation and discussion with your assessor.
You will also be required to undertake a vocational competence discussion and complete a written situational analysis exercise.
At Weston College, we're passionate about helping our adult learners prepare for a bright future. We understand that whether you're looking to boost your career prospects, learn new skills or even switch careers entirely, it can be a daunting process. That's why our friendly and highly qualified careers advisors are here to guide you every step of the way.
Our dedicated team of experts is on hand to provide you with tailored advice and support to help you make the right decisions about your future career and course choices. Whether you need help developing your employability skills, exploring your options, or deciding which course to take, we're here to help you achieve your goals. We also offer a free Career Coach programme, which provides a detailed careers assessment to help you discover your strengths and interests. You can then discuss your results with one of our advisors, who can point you in the right direction and recommend courses that will help you achieve your career aspirations.
Plus, as a Microsoft College, all of our students and apprentices get FREE access to LinkedIn Learning. This is an amazing online platform that offers expert-led courses to help you develop your business, technology-related, and creative skills.
At Weston College, we're dedicated to helping you achieve success in your career, whatever your goals may be. So why not take that first step today and join our adult community of learners? We can't wait to help you unlock your full potential!
You will also need five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English and maths, or have successfully completed a Level 2 programme.
You will need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this.
Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.
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