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Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: science manufacturing technician (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the life and industrial sciences sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a science manufacturing technician

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Assessment plan for a science manufacturing technician

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Details

This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is ready to use.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the science manufacturing technician standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: info@siasuk.com.

The standard for a science manufacturing technician was developed by:

  • Actavis
  • Aesica Pharmaceuticals
  • Astra Zeneca
  • BCM
  • Essar
  • Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies
  • GSK
  • Ineos
  • Lotte Chemical UK
  • Lucite
  • Medimmume
  • Pfizer
  • SABIC UK Petrochemicals
  • Sellafield
  • Sembcorp
  • Seralab
  • Synergy Outsourcing
  • Victrex
  • RSC
  • IChemE
  • SB

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band: 15

Funding band maximum: £27,000

Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.