What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
A Laboratory Technician Apprentice will provide routine, one-off testing and technical support in a scientific laboratory environment. You will be expected to work both individually and as part of a laboratory team, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work that is undertaken.
What topics will I study?
Topics will include:
What experiences will I get?
You will benefit from links with companies across Devon and gain invaluable skills within industry.
What are the entry requirements?
Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent). If you do not have these qualifications our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your apprenticeship.
What facilities are there?
What can the course lead on to?
The apprenticeship can lead to full time employment in a variety of specialist laboratories; from Pharmaceuticals, Health, and Science, to testing of employee samples for a private company and the military.
Are there any additional costs?
What support can I get?
You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.
What will this training cost me?
This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. There will be no cost to the Apprentice.