Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the life and industrial sciences sector.
This document is relevant to:
- those looking to apply for an apprenticeship
- employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
- training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available
This standard is ready to use.
Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks, and will be clear and concise. From 2017 to 2018 as many apprenticeship starts as possible will be on the new standards.
Employers involved in creating this standard
The standard for a laboratory technician was developed by:
- Aesica Pharmaceuticals
- Astra Zeneca
- Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies
- Lotte Chemical UK
- SABIC UK Petrochemicals
- Synergy Outsourcing
Funding information for employers and training organisations
Funding band (6 = highest 1 = lowest): 6
Maximum core government contribution: £18,000
Read the funding rules for apprenticeship standards for further information.