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Apprenticeship - Laboratory Technician Labcorp Drug Development

Exciting Opportunity to be part of the Labcorp Drug Development 2022 Apprenticeship Program in Eye. As an Apprentice Laboratory Technician within Labcorp Drug Development, you will play an integral role in supporting all aspects of laboratory and study support functions for our testing and development work.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working week Monday – Friday 9am-5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    31 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Routine and one-off laboratory testing and how to perform a variety of technical laboratory techniques

Work both individually and as part of the laboratory team;

Work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work that is undertaken

Work safely in the laboratory, maintaining excellent housekeeping whilst following appropriate safety, environment and risk management systems

Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced

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

 You'll undertake an Advanced Apprenticeship in Laboratory Technician over the course of 24 months,

- You will study for a Level 4 Science Qualification

- An IOSH Managing Safely certificate

- A chance to Act as an Ambassador across Suffolk for Science roles,

- A generous benefits and holiday package

- Progression opportunities and a chance to work on ground breaking trials

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Level 6 Laboratory Scientist Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, A willingness to learn


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
A Level or equivalent Science subject (Grade Any) Desired

About the employer

At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions because we know that knowledge has the potential to make life better for all. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations.


Labcorp Drug Development


Barric Lane


IP23 7PX

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)

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