This apprenticeship is designed for individuals whose job role is primarily dedicated to supporting personnel with data analysis, scientific development, preparation of scientific equipment and ensuring safety. They will provide assistance in order to create a safe and productive environment.
The Laboratory Technician apprenticeship is suited to develop individuals who work or want to work within the manufacturing and process industries. Learners must be able to work under highly regulated conditions and comply with organisational safety and regulatory requirements. They will be expected to work with minimum supervision and take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake.
The apprenticeship is vocationally designed for people wishing to gain employment using manufacturing and technical skills within the STEM sector. Each apprentice will gain the knowledge, Skills and behaviours required and approved by industry leaders. Learners must be at least 16 years old with a keen interest in science and a desire to develop their skills while maintaining a full-time position.
Completion of this Apprenticeship will allow learners to apply and gain professional recognition as a Registered Science Technician (RSciTech). Upon completion, apprentices may secure a full-time position within the analytical, educational and industrial sectors. Additionally, the experience and knowledge gained will prepare learners for progression onto higher and degree level apprenticeships.
There are three key components of the apprenticeship program; Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours. The knowledge component provides the underpinning theory to support the development of workplace skills that are equivalent to A Level standard. The skills and behaviours are developed and assessed in the laboratory environment in conjunction with the employer. All apprentices will be required to complete a third party end assessment process to gain the full apprenticeship qualification
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