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 2020 - Ending - 27th August 2022REF S243M001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Thursday 13:00 — 12:30 12 Quays

Please contact Employer Services team on 0151 551 7610.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 31st July 2021 - Ending - 26th August 2023REF S243N001

Please contact Employer Services team on 0151 551 7610.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

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