Springfields Fuels Limited

Apprenticeships - Level 3 Laboratory Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

Springfields Fuels Limited (Employer)

Springfields Fuels Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,640.00 to £12,353.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - 7.50am to 4.00pm
24 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Laboratory technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people aged 16 years and above (on the date the apprenticeship will commence) to undertake Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeships at Springfield's Fuels.

Responsibilities

As a laboratory technician at Springfields Fuels, apprentices will be involved in a variety of laboratory based activities within the nuclear sector. Apprentices will play an important role in the department, including assisting with scientific investigations, tests and providing technical support.

Throughout your two year apprenticeship, typical tasks that may be undertaken are:

  • Collecting and analysing samples
  • Performing laboratory tests to support scientific investigations
  • Keeping current with technical developments
  • Following our policies and procedures to ensure health and safety compliance
  • Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment

As part of the apprenticeship, a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science which is delivered on a day release basis over a two year period will be gained.

Future Prospects

Joining the laboratory teams, you will be based primarily at our Westinghouse Springfield’s site. Upon successful completion of your training, future opportunities may arise at Westinghouse Springfield’s site or other Westinghouse locations.

Reality Check

All applicants who are successful are required to pass a security check and medical examination.

Skills Required

None specified.

Qualities Required

Applicants should have an science aptitude and enjoy the scientific environment.

Qualifications Required

A minimum of 5 GCSE's at C/4 or above are required in maths, English and Science (or the equivalent qualification).

Training Provided

Laboratory technician Level 3

As a laboratory technician at Springfields Fuels, apprentices will be involved in a variety of laboratory based activities within the nuclear sector. Apprentices will play an important role in the department, including assisting with scientific investigations, tests and providing technical support.

Throughout your two year apprenticeship, typical tasks that may be undertaken are:

  • Collecting and analysing samples
  • Performing laboratory tests to support scientific investigations
  • Keeping current with technical developments
  • Following our policies and procedures to ensure health and safety compliance
  • Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment

As part of the apprenticeship, a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science which is delivered on a day release basis over a two year period will be gained.

Register interest

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