Science Technician Apprentice

Wigan & Leigh College
£136.90 per week
27 Mar 2018
23 Apr 2018
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Weekly wage £136.90

►Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week Mondays to Thursdays 8.30am until 5pm Fridays 8.30am until 4pm 1 hour unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 12 months

  • Possible start date 23 Apr 2018

  • Date posted 27 Mar 2018

  • Distance 215.3 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001378652

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively
    • Proven ability to work as a proactive team member
    • Ability to set up, maintain effective/supportive administrative systems/procedures
    • Ability to carry out Risk Assessments
    • Ability to use relevant equipment/resources in science laboratories
    Personal qualities
    • Ability to use initiative
    • Ability to work flexibly, including working evenings as required
    • Ability to plan and organise effectively
    • Ability to travel to fulfil the duties of the post
    Desired qualifications

    It is essential that interested applicants hold a Level 3 Science qualification (A-Levels, BTEC or equivalent) and GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C, or will be achieving these before the post begins.

    If you are able to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to the role we will support you to gain a Level 5 HND qualification in order for you to embark on your new career in the Further Education sector.

    Future prospects

    On successful completion of your apprenticeship options of a permanent position for the right candidate.

    Things to consider

    Please ensure you meet the qualification requirements for this role.

    The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.

    The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.

    The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.