Poeton Industries Limited

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

Poeton Industries Limited (Employer)

Tiro Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,614.00
38.0 hours per week Monday to Thursday 8am to 4:30pm. Friday - 8am to 2pm.
21 months (duration)
10 October 2022(start date)
Laboratory technician (apprenticeship standard)
8 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Laboratory technician to join our team in Gloucester, completing a Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Laboratory Technician apprentice, you’ll join a new, small, and dynamic team. Working alongside a Laboratory Technician or a qualified trainer, one of your main roles will be: 

  • To develop an understanding of how to carry out Chemical and Physical testing of process solutions and coatings in accordance with instruction
  • To be responsible for the maintenance of all process tanks, ensuring they meet both Company and Customer specifications
  • To keep records and to ensure the laboratory is fully operating at all times

This role will demonstrate your excellent communication skills as it involves interaction with different stakeholders - internal operators, production and quality team.

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

Over 21 months, you’ll devote a minimum of 6 hours of your working week on ‘off the job’ training. This can include theory training (for example, virtual lessons & online learning), alongside practical training (for example shadowing, mentoring, & time spent writing assignments. Together this will count towards a Level 3 Laboratory Technician apprenticeship. You’ll be trained by an expert tutor from Tiro as well as an experienced mentor at Poeton who together, will make sure you develop the knowledge, skills, and work habits you’ll need to succeed in your career.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Poeton is a well-established and reputable company that truly cares for their team members and support their professional and personal development. The successful completion of the apprenticeship programme could open your doors to a permanent role within the company and a steady career progression.  


Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired
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