Our client operates both chemical and physical testing laboratories where the Laboratory Technician Apprentice will support the team to carry out a variety of tests for their customers. This role is primarily for the physical testing lab but there will also be opportunity to work in the chemical laboratory. You will help to carry out both routine and one-off laboratory tests and perform a variety of technical support functions within the laboratories. Our client is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and work to Quality Assurance processes and requirements.
You will be expected to work both individually and as part of a laboratory team. You will be required to work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work that is undertaken.
Typical work activities
At the end of the apprenticeship you will have the ability to:
You will work with industry experts and learn to blend theory with practical skill and tackle a variety of scientific challenges.
Our client's Apprenticeship programme blends on the job practical experience with day release at a college for theoretical learning. Our client is committed to developing the talent of new entrants into the sector.
From day one you will be working with industry experts helping you to develop world class skills. You will work in an energised and supportive environment with a personal mentor and earn a competitive salary.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
Future prospects Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, there would be potential opportunities for progression to Scientist and Senior Scientist roles; with support in gaining qualifications. About the employer: our client is a materials technology business operating across the globe in a range of industrial sectors. They create and deliver game-changing Materials Technologies and processes enabling their clients to develop the products of the future and enhance competitive advantage and market position, supported by their world-leading Testing & Characterization labs and their Product Optimization team.
Applications You can apply directly from this site and if you are selected as a suitable candidate, you may be asked to first register with the Government's apprenticeship service.