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Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship - Morrells Woodfinishes Ltd Cogent Ssc

To support the Research Chemists in new product development, Critical Raw material evaluations, Product Benchmarking and Customer Complaint analyses. The Laboratory Technician will be required to always work in line with internal procedures and specifications and will be responsible for maintaining stocks of Raw materials and equipment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with chemists and Senior Managers to deliver on the project goals
  • Perform standard testing procedures, including prep of materials, with attention to detail and high quality 
  • Communicate clearly and document results to meet project landmarks
  • Provide support for scale up of new products by Chemists in both a Pilot lab and Plant setting
  • Maintain laboratory stocks of raw materials and equipment
  • Support and cover for other team members
  • Analyse and interpret test results. Present findings and prepare report
  • Work in a laboratory environment while following all applicable EH&S guidelines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good teamwork

Personal qualities

  • Perseverance
  • Motivation

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs grade 4/C or above including English, maths and Science

Future prospects

  • Potential for a fulltime role with Morrells Woodfinishes Ltd following successful completion of the Apprenticeship

About the employer

Our apprenticeship and graduate services have been supporting science industry employers to attract, retain and develop people who can contribute to business success since 2012.

We are fully registered on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers and the Register of Apprenticeship Training Agencies. We provide a range of services including apprenticeship training, outsourced employment, recruitment and consultancy.

We specialise in apprentices, undergraduates and graduates, and our team have years of experience focusing on the requirements of the science sector, meaning we understand the industry and can provide a completely tailored service. We also pride ourselves on providing independent advice and guidance if you require a service we don’t currently offer. For these reasons, we are trusted by the largest science using companies in the world.

Our apprenticeship and graduate services are also part of the Cogent Skills parent body which has charitable status and is a not-for-profit organisation. Cogent Skills also acts as the strategic partner to industry and provides support to the Science Industry Partnership (SIP) and the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group (NSSG) which are fully established membership forums. 


Cogent Ssc


Wellington Works




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cogent Ssc


Chloe Barrow

  • Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 national Certificate in Applied science

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: today