Laboratory Science (Chemistry) Degree Apprenticeship

45 Priory Street, Ware, SG12 0DE
£17,500.00 annually
04 Jun 2021
19 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
On our 4-year programme, you'll receive tailored on-the-job training from industry experts from day one, combined with early responsibility to help you to develop and progress. You'll be working towards a Bachelor's degree (BSc) in Chemical Science through a blended approach of day study and block release. You will be part of our laboratory team based at our Ware pharmaceutical manufacturing site. While this site is not an R&D facility, we do manage new product introduction from R&D to pilot and on to large scale manufacturing.

Your duties might include:
  • Learning analytical methods and operating specialist laboratory equipment to test our pharmaceutical products and raw materials
  • Learning about the process each drug or product follows through to full scale manufacturing
  • Carrying out data analysis, interpreting data and report writing

You'll be excited by the thought of:
  • Building your laboratory skills in a manufacturing setting
  • Studying towards your Bachelor's degree (BSc) in Chemical Science
  • Working as part of a team of scientists
  • Using your analytical skills and attention to detail to support our patients to do more, feel better, live longer

Benefits include:
  • A competitive annual salaryof £17,500
  • Private healthcare
  • A range of benefits including share schemes andtax-freebikes
  • A recognition programme to reward exceptional work by you and your team
  • Training anddevelopment (including opportunities to attend annual apprentice development events)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

None specified.

Personal qualities

None specified.

Desired qualifications

Education required:
  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent at grades 9-5 (A*-C) including English Language (not Literature), Science and maths
  • To have achieved or be predicted to achieve a minimum of 96 UCAS points from your top 3 A-Levels (or equivalent) not including General Studies
  • A Level Chemistry at grade C or above

Future prospects

We hope that the apprenticeship will lead to a long and successful career at GSK. We have apprentice alumni in a variety of senior roles across the business.

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