Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

This occupation is found in a wide range of organisations, including but not exclusively, chemical, primary and secondary pharmaceutical, biotechnology, formulated products, nuclear companies; and analytical science services, dental laboratories and educational establishments.

Some of the knowledge you would gain include quality procedures, handling data, risk assessments and control, order and control stocks, internal regulations, theoretical knowledge and scientific equipment.

Some of the behaviours you would build on include complying with health hand safety policies, maintaining excellent housekeeping, adhering to internal and external regulatory requirements and completing documentation proficiently.

What do I need?

  • Ideally have at least 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English
  • Applicants that do not have a C/4 in English or Maths will be required to take a re-sit during the apprenticeship

Where can it take me?

On completion, you would be qualified as a Level 3 Laboratory Technician.

Halesowen College offer progression opportunities in the following apprenticeship areas:

  • Level 5 Laboratory Scientist

Additional information


24 months

An apprenticeship is a real job, with hands-on experience, a salary and the chance to train while you work. You would be treated just like all the other employees, with a contract of employment, holiday leave and employee benefits. You would receive support from a dedicated assessor who regularly visits apprentices in the workplace.

Halesowen College have a dedicated recruitment team who support you in finding a job for your apprenticeship. After attending a pre-interview, you will be entered into our talent pool and will be notified about any potential vacancies.

We ask that you email your CV to, from this Halesowen College will start to work with employers to assist in securing you a job role


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