Aspire Laboratories Ltd

Laboratory Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Aspire Laboratories Ltd (Employer)

Youthforce (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,000.00
32.0 hours per week Monday to Thursday.
24 months (duration)
14 September 2021(start date)
Laboratory technician (apprenticeship standard)
14 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We offer a range of services ranging from QC testing of raw materials, finished products and cosmetics, to method development and validation. The role will involve the testing of pharmaceutical, herbal and veterinary products for both chemistry and microbiology with training provided where


  • Support lab with reagent preparation
  • Use of Laboratory Information Management Software (LIMS) to log in samples
  • Promote safety within the laboratory areas, leading by example and ensuring correct signage and maintaining COSHH documentation for safe operations within the lab.
  • Ensure efficient and timely operations, meeting internal commitments and minimizing any down time or delays.
  • To uphold company procedures in regard to GMP and comply with UK pharmaceutical regulations at all times.
  • Logging in all consumables as per SOP
  • Responsible to checking stock levels, disposing of expired reagents and consumables and re-ordering
  • Managing Waste disposal
  • Review and upkeep of lab cleaning logs
  • Cleaning of equipment such as dissolution baths, sonicators and water baths for analytical lab
  • Cleaning of incubators, fridges and freezers in the micro lab as well as the micro lab itself, as per SOPs
  • Glassware washing up

Future Prospects

You will benefit from exceptional training and development opportunities. Prospect of full-time employment after the successful completion of the apprenticeship. Prospects of becoming a QC analyst over time and post completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Must be over the age of 18 for insurance reasons.

Please note, candidates living within a 1 hour commute radius of the vacancy location will be prioritised.

Skills Required

  • Deadline driven
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate (Word and Excel)
  • Good time management and organisaiton skills
  • Good problem-solver
  • Ability to work independently

Qualities Required

  • Highly organised
  • Reliable
  • Hard working
  • Strong work ethic
  • Adaptable
  • Can-do attitude
  • Able to deal well with pressure and deadlines

Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSEs ‘Grade C and above’ which must include at least double Science, maths and English

Training Provided

Level 3 Laboratory Techician Apprenticeship Standard

Level 2 Function skills in maths and English (if required)

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