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Education/Industrial Science, Advanced Apprenticeship
What will I do on this course?
This apprenticeship covers a broad range of occupational roles, from supporting scientists and engineers in research and development work, to providing quality assurance or analytical science services.
You’ll complete a number of qualifications including the Laboratory Technician NVQ Level 2 and a Technical Certificate. This apprenticeship covers similar units to the equivalent Level 2 course – however, you’ll go into more depth and cover additional topics. You will also be given the opportunity to learn functional skills (such as maths and English) if required.
How will I be assessed?
Your practical skills will be assessed. Tutors will also visit you in your workplace to review your progress and make sure you are on target to get your qualifications.
What could I do after this course?
After this apprenticeship, you can progress to a higher apprenticeship qualification or a degree.
You will need to be in relevant employment, but we can support you to find this. You’ll also need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade A*-C, or grade 4+, or have successfully completed a Level 2 course.
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Ella Jones-Loates, Health and Social care
“I enjoyed my course very much, particularly the teachers and the friends I've made”
Former school: Gordano
Course: Health and Social Care
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