Uxbridge College

Lab Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Uxbridge College (Employer)

Harrow and Uxbridge College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £200.00
36.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 9am - 5.15pm
18 months (duration)
24 September 2021(start date)
Laboratory technician (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
17 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Role involves prep of stock & apparatus for class use & technical help/support to the teachers & students.


The role involves

  • the preparation and maintenance of stock and apparatus for class use
  • provision of technical help and support to the teaching staff and students
  • You will also be responsible for the replenishment of materials, equipment, apparatus, software and chemicals.

Future Prospects

Potential for permanent opportunities for the right candidate.

Skills Required


  • Pro-active self-starter with strong organisation and communication skills
  • IT literate
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Committed to school life and building effective relationships with all members of the school community


  • Knowledge of the health and safety requirements relating to the preparation and maintenance of apparatus and stock solutions for class use
  • Health & Safety training
  • Previous experience running experiments

Qualities Required

  • Ability to work with students and provide practical advice
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Positive and creative approach to problem solving
  • A flexible team player
  • Adaptability and contributor to changing circumstances and new ideas
  • A desire to succeed
  • Ability to develop and maintain good professional relationships with students and staff
  • A strong commitment to one’s own professional development

Qualifications Required

GCSE Science, English and Maths grade 5 or above 

Training Provided

Full on the job training to be provided and one day a week college attendance for underpinning knowledge. Candidate will work towards a full [3] apprenticeship in Science Manufacturing Technician functional skills. A Health and Safety qualification, Behaviour and Vocational Competence logs

A Knowledge qualification i.e. BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Applied Science, Level 3 Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering, Level 3 Certificate in Laboratory Technical Skills

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