Q1 Quorum Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
Providing routine and one-off testing and technical support in a scientific laboratory environment.
This occupation is found in a wide range of organisations, including but not exclusively, chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, formulated products, petrochemical, nuclear companies; and analytical science services, dental laboratories and educational establishments.
The broad purpose of the occupation is working at the forefront of technology to carry out both routine and one-off laboratory testing (and manufacturing where relevant) and perform a variety of technical support functions across the organisation.
4 or 5 GCSEs at grade 9 to 4 (A* to C) including English and Mathematics for a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
Completion of this Laboratory Technician (Level 3) apprenticeship can lead to progression opportunities into the following careers:
Dependent on employer requirements, progression onto higher level qualifications (HNC, HND, Degree) or a Higher/Degree Apprenticeship.