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Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprentice Oxford BioMedica (UK) Ltd

To support the smooth running of the day to day activities of the laboratory under the supervision of the Laboratory supervisor. Activities including waste management, facility and equipment cleaning, consumable stock control and microbiology support. To complete the Laboratory Technician apprenticeship standard

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm. Total hours per week: 35

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A Laboratory technician within OXB performs a wide range of support functions from analytical tests to laboratory cleaning.  The Technician will also engage in the day-to-day running of the laboratory including controlled temperature monitoring, instrument calibration, scheduled cleaning and participate in continuous improvement activities, enabling OXB to improve its systems and procedures.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Standard at Level 3 including BTEC in Applied Science

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, candidates will be able to apply for further opportunities within Oxford Biomedica

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Reliability, Integrity


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Oxford Biomedica (OXB) is a pioneer of gene and cell therapy and our work is helping to deliver life changing treatments to patients. Gene and cell therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells, providing long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases. With the potential to transform medicine, the sector holds significant promise with the first commercial products now launched and others rapidly approaching the market


Oxford BioMedica (UK) Ltd


Windrush Court

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Training provider



Lottie Morgan and Trudy Jukes

0121 3542442

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)

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