Finning (UK) Ltd.


Finning (UK) Ltd. (Employer)

Luminate Education Group (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Thursday On-Site Friday Day Release Independent Study 08:00 - 16:15
60 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Laboratory Scientist (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
19 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

THINK BIG. APPLY NOW. This is an exciting opportunity to gain a Degree Level Apprenticeship working at our Fluid Analysis Laboratory! To ensure that the Oil, Fuel and Coolant samples received into the laboratory for analysis are prepared and processed following all Standard Operating Procedures, Quality and Health & Safety policies.


What will the apprentice be doing?

·       Assist in the preparation of incoming samples for analysis. 

·       Carry out sample testing using various analytical techniques – 

·       Carry out periodic instrument ‘System Suitability Checks’ and document results. 

·       Monitor the stock of consumables used for the workstation and inform senior technician / supervisor of the need to re-order.

·       Maintain workstations and complete the required documentation to a high standard

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Day release with 1 day a week allocated for independent study time.

Upon completion the candidate will possess a Level 6 Laboratory Scientist Degree. The apprenticeship standard is recognised by the Science Council at Registered Scientist (RSci) level. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career Progression is moving towards a full-time Laboratory Technician.

Reality Check

A passion for Science is essential. Previous laboratory experience is preferable.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English, Maths, Science & IT (Grade 4 minimum) Essential
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