Af Fasteners

Apprentice Laboratory Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

Af Fasteners (Employer)

Youthforce (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £167.70
39.0 hours per week Monday to Friday times TBC.
21 months (duration)
20 May 2021(start date)
Laboratory technician (apprenticeship standard)
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To sample and control solutions to meet approved standards to include environmental regulations. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.


  • Ability to measure part dimensions using Micrometer, Caliper gauge, Shadowgraph and Keyence IM series machine in both metric and imperial units
  • Use and understanding of tensile, fatigue and shear testing machinery
  • Understanding of mechanical drawings, standards, and specifications for aerospace components
  • Use of Vickers microscope to check for material imperfections within sectionally mounted parts
  • Understanding of all associated paperwork, route cards and processes
  • To undertake analytical work and maintain records as required
  • To ensure all laboratory equipment is fit for use
  • To maintain stocks of laboratory reagents and consumables
  • To maintain the Safety Data and Technical Data systems
  • To undertake sampling and packaging of external samples
  • To sign Certificates of Conformity and effluent tanker release documents when required
  • To keep your work area clean and tidy
  • To ensure Health, Safety and Environmental standards are maintained within the department
  • To undertake any other duties as required

Future Prospects

  • Progress to R.Sci.Tech
  • Prospect of employment and promotion in a growing company

Skills Required

  • Communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Reliable

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in maths and English at grade C/4 or above

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Laboratory Technician apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
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