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Laboratory Technician

Level: 3

Delivery Method: Apprenticeship

Typical Duration/length of course: 18-24 months

Fees: POA


Entry Requirements: Individual employers will set their own requirements for their Apprentices. Typical candidates will have 5 GCSEs grade C or above including English & Math and hold a minimum of 48 UCAS points or equivalent.


Course Code: APPLTEL3

UCAS Code: NA 


Course Overview:

Laboratory technicians work in a wide range of organisations, including chemical, primary and secondary pharmaceutical, biotechnology, formulated products, nuclear companies and analytical science services. Learn to work safely in a lab, how to follow quality procedures, produce, analyse and interpret data and regulatory requirements.


After completion you can progress onto a Higher Level Technician Scientist Apprenticeship at Level 5


With experience, you could progress to team manager or lab supervisor, or specialise in complex analysis work.

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