Title

Science

Apprenticeship Standard in Laboratory Technician - S243

Off Site Part Time Level 3

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This apprenticeship is for laboratory technicians.

Course Details

Knowledge and skills areas that will be covered include:

  • Working safely
  • Understanding and following quality procedures
  • Understand internal and external regulatory environments
  • appropriate scientific techniques, procedures and methods
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Producing and analysing reliable data
  • Communicating scientific information
  • Business environment
Entry Guidelines

Apprentices must be in paid employment of at least 30 hours a week.. If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Apprentices will complete a Level 3 or 4 science qualification a scenario case study, and a synoptic assessment test covering knowledge and skills gained. Apprentices will also produce a behaviours log and will take part in a vocational competence discussion. Assessment is to be carried out by an independent assessment organisation.

Additional Information

Apprentices without a level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their apprenticeship.

Where can I progress to?

Achievement of this apprenticeship is recognised by the relevant professional bodies at Registered Science Technician (RSciTech) level.

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Starting 1st August 2019 - Ending - 28th August 2021REF S243L001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £0.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2018-19. Course fees for 2019-20 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 1st August 2019 - Ending - 28th August 2021REF S243L002

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £0.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2018-19. Course fees for 2019-20 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 1st August 2019 - Ending - 28th August 2021REF S243L003

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £0.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2018-19. Course fees for 2019-20 will be confirmed in due course.


For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays 10am - 6.30pm (term time only).

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