Colas is an award-winning business, delivering sustainable solutions for the UK’s transport infrastructure. We invest, design, construct, maintain and operate a wide variety of projects for the public and private sector clients.
This is a level 3 laboratory technician apprenticeship with Colas, a major infrastructure development company. The successful apprentice will work in a construction materials testing laboratory, developing a range of industry specific skills, knowledge and behaviours.
To be involved with Safety Procedures in the laboratory. Undertake technical service work in the laboratory on various Colas products, and to assist with site work and visits as required. Help in maintaining the laboratory facilities in good order. Maintain all laboratory records for work undertaken. Aid with quality procedures and other projects as required. Assist in testing and equipment calibrations in accordance with the relevant standards and/or procedures. (These tests/procedures should only be performed when competency has been successfully assessed). Provide support with the evaluation of the results of tests and calibrations as required, including reporting opinions and interpretations. Undertake training (internal/external) as required.
The Advanced Level Apprenticeship provides individuals with a sound knowledge base that can support them in undertaking further learning and development of their careers in material testing and related areas.
This pathway also offers the participant an opportunity to work in a variety of settings, supporting a wide range of engineering projects.
The experience & qualifications gained from this apprenticeship will prove invaluable to the successful candidate.