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Laboratory Technician Apprentice (Chemist) AUGEAN PLC

As a Laboratory Technician apprentice, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experts, including the site supervisor, plant operators, sales administrators and other chemists. You’ll work in the laboratory performing a variety of technical support functions across the organisation.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 8-4.30pm 1hour lunchbreak

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist with sample process within the Site Laboratory
  • Assist with waste coming into site (physical and administrative), utilising appropriate system to manage non- compliance
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure correct routing of wastes
  • Undertake administrative activities including Chemist Check sheets, process sheets, stock sheets, production records, etc
  • Collaborate with supervisors to ensure site targets/KPI's are achieved
  • Assist with running of all operational and other sampling requirements


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

Over 21 months, you’ll devote 20% of your 40 hours of working time towards a Level 3 Laboratory Technician apprenticeship. You’ll be trained by an expert tutor from Tiro as well as an experienced mentor at Augean who together, will make sure you develop the knowledge, skills, and work habits you’ll need to succeed in your career.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There’s no limit to what you can achieve if you work for Augean, with potential for the successful applicant to be offered a full-time position working with the business at the end of the apprenticeship.

Through ‘on-the-job’ training you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills including working towards a forklift license and developing leadership skills. There will be opportunities to contribute to projects looking for ways to improve processes at the plant. Hard work and determination will be recognised!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Augean are the sector leader in modernising hazardous waste management practice, providing sustainable waste management solutions. The business conducts various testing & monitoring of waste/hazardous materials. Technicians analyse samples, testing levels of, for example, soil and other substances. Their core values have been developed to help them shape the way they work together with Augean. Through respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence, everyone is aligned to support each other and provide technical excellence to their customers. Augean has various UK sites, including a UKAS accredited lab, and their Avonmouth site workforce based in Bristol, where this role is located. They are keen to grow their workforce which is why they are looking for an apprentice to join them.




Smoke Lane


BS11 0YA

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Training provider



Daisy Goodwin


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