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Apprentice Laboratory Technician AGROCHEMEX ENVIRONMENTAL LTD

Assist with and perform elements of chemistry studies in accordance with recognised guidelines. Work within your team to provide a high quality service. Proactively perform cleaning, maintenance, organisational and any other reasonable duties to a high standard to ensure a well maintained and efficient facility.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,500.00

  • Working week

    37.5 hours – 30 hours working plus 7.5 hours studying. Monday – Friday 8.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. with 1 hour break.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068656

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Preparation of laboratory samples (Daily)
  • Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment (Daily) 
  • Processing of Data (Daily)

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

  • Level 3 Laboratory Technician Standard, including a Level 3 BTEC Foundation Diploma in Applied Science 
  • Blended delivery incorporating on-line classes and face to face assessment in the workplace
  • Inputs delivered one day per week
  • Residential practical and exam sessions (approx. 4 x 3 day sessions during apprenticeship)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Ongoing opportunities could be available within Chemistry Department to successful graduates of this programme.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

https://agrochemex.co.uk/wp/about-us/careers/

About the employer

AgroChemex Environmental is a small but dynamic organisation based in Essex, specialising in registration trials for the Chemical industry.

Employer

AGROCHEMEX ENVIRONMENTAL LTD

Address

ALDHAMS RESEARCH STATION

DEAD LANE

LAWFORD

CO11 2NF

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Training

Training provider

CSR SCIENTIFIC TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Lottie Morgan

charlottemorgan@csr-group.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)


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