Scientific Technician - Higher Apprenticeship

Lonza Biologics Plc
Competitive salary
15 Feb 2018
17 Mar 2018
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Wage Competitive salary

  • Working week 37.5 hours, includes working hours and unpaid lunch breaks.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 3 years

  • Possible start date 02 Apr 2018

  • Date posted 15 Feb 2018

  • Distance 52.1 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001363298

  • Positions 2 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Work and interact effectively within a team
    • Work independently and take responsibility for initiating and completing tasks
    • Understand impact of work on others, especially where related to diversity and equality
    • Time management and ability to complete work to schedule
    • Ability to handle change and respond to change management processes
    Personal qualities
    • Communicate effectively using a full range of skills: speaking; listening; writing; body language; presentation.
    • Understanding and commitment to Science & Engineering
    • Show aptitude to working in a team
    Desired qualifications

    You must possess a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) - grades A - C including Science, Maths and English

    You must have gained a minimum of 80 UCAS points from a minimum of 2 A-level subjects including either Chemistry or Biology - or equivalent, eg BTEC National Diplomas, IB or DVCE.

    Future prospects

    On successful completion of the apprenticeship, candidates will be able to apply for further positions.

    Things to consider

    The apprentice must be able to demonstrate the required attitudes, behaviours and interpersonal skills associated with the professional workplace. The apprentice must be willing to commit a significant amount of personal time to study.

    The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.