Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship - Morrells Woodfinishes Ltd - Advanced (Level 3)

Cogent SSC (Employer)

Cogent Ssc Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,000.00
39.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm
24 months (duration)
3 October 2022(start date)
Laboratory technician (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To support the Research Chemists in new product development, Critical Raw material evaluations, Product Benchmarking and Customer Complaint analyses. The Laboratory Technician will be required to always work in line with internal procedures and specifications and will be responsible for maintaining stocks of Raw materials and equipment.


Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with chemists and Senior Managers to deliver on the project goals
  • Perform standard testing procedures, including prep of materials, with attention to detail and high quality 
  • Communicate clearly and document results to meet project landmarks
  • Provide support for scale up of new products by Chemists in both a Pilot lab and Plant setting
  • Maintain laboratory stocks of raw materials and equipment
  • Support and cover for other team members
  • Analyse and interpret test results. Present findings and prepare report
  • Work in a laboratory environment while following all applicable EH&S guidelines

Future Prospects

  • Potential for a fulltime role with Morrells Woodfinishes Ltd following successful completion of the Apprenticeship

Skills Required

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good teamwork

Qualities Required

  • Perseverance
  • Motivation

Qualifications Required

  • GCSEs grade 4/C or above including English, maths and Science

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 national Certificate in Applied science
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