Education/Industrial Science, Intermediate Apprenticeship | Weston College

Education/Industrial Science, Intermediate Apprenticeship

What will I do on this course?

This apprenticeship covers a broad range of occupational roles, from those who support scientists and engineers in research and development work, to those who provide quality assurance or analytical science services.

As part of the course, you’ll achieve a number of qualifications, including the NVQ Level 2 in Laboratory Technician and a Technical Certificate. You’ll cover units, including complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements; carrying out simple testing or sampling operations; calibrating equipment; preparing laboratory materials; equipment and resources; complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements; developing and maintaining working relationships; and using laboratory information systems.

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 could progress to the Laboratory Technician Advanced Apprenticeship, or another Level 3 qualification.


Entry Requirements

You will need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this. You’ll also need a minimum of four GCSEs at grade D or above, or grade 3+, or a Level 1 qualification.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

All you need to know about course dates and times

Throughout the year
12 - 18 Months
Course code APPEIPF1SA

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