Laboratory technicians support scientists to complete research and experiments. As a Lab Technician Apprentice, you could be working in industry, hospital or school setting. You could be involved in medical research, environmental experiments or testing new products for the market place. You will be working towards a Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Laboratory & Associated Technical Skills (LATA), which will be assessed in the workplace by a qualified assessor.
5 GCSE’s at A-C including English Language, Maths and Science. You will also need to gain a suitable employer.
You may be given the opportunity to continue employment progressing to undertake a Level 4 qualification.