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Technician Scientist Apprenticeship



  • Development Technician
  • Associate Scientist
  • Quality Technician
  • Biologist
  • Chemist

Duration: 36 Months

Delivery Style: Classroom, Site Based or Remote

Prerequisites: Employed in a laboratory testing role & L3 Qualification in Science

Funding band: £21,000



fully funded through apprenticeship levy or 95% funded through government co-investment


 This 36 month programme is designed for individuals who would like to develop a solid foundation of knowledge within their Scientific Role, including routes in either Biology or Chemistry.

The course is designed for those looking to progress into more senior roles within the Laboratory, or from a L3 Apprenticeship who would like to learn more about the theory behind what they do.

As a Research Technician, Senior Technician or Formulation Technician Apprentice you will carry out established laboratory-based investigations carried out in your particular industry in life science and basic scientific experimentation using bench and instrumentation techniques contribute to solutions to problems within the wider scientific team, using appropriate project management procedures.

Core Modules

There a two routes in this apprenticeship focusing on either Applied Biology or Applied Chemistry which lead to accredited HND qualifications.

Monthly on-the-job training & mentoring

In partnership with employers, we conduct regular one-to-one progress reviews with apprentices to monitor & validate continued learning of required skills & knowledge needed for their role.

Concluding with the end-point assessment gateway

When working at the required standard and backed by their own comprehensive portfolio, the apprentice undertakes a graded End Point Assessment (EPA), achieveing a Pass, Merit or Disctinction in their apprenticeship.

Delivery Model

Our programme is delivered with a flexible approach to suit the needs of your business. We delivery in a  more traditional ‘day release’ model, to ensure you have time to complete your assignments with plenty of time.