Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Level 3


As an Apprentice Laboratory Technician you will attend College one day a week and spend the rest of the week with a company.

Laboratory technicians work in a wide range of organisations, including, but not exclusively, chemical, primary and secondary pharmaceutical, biotechnology, formulated products, nuclear companies and analytical science services. Working as laboratory technician you may carry out both routine and one-off laboratory testing and perform a variety of technical support functions across the organisation.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades: English and maths at 4 or above and 3 other GCSEs grade 4/C or above including a science subject.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed in the work place and through assignments at college.


You can progress on to a level 4 or level 5 in related science subjects.

You could find employment in a Supervisory/senior technician roles with additional qualifications, potential routes to scientist, technologist or educationalist.

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