Laboratory Scientist Degree Apprenticeship
A fully competent Laboratory Scientist will be able to work in a wide range of organisations, including but not exclusively, chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, formulated products, nuclear and analytical services. A scientist can carry out a range of technical and scientific activities which may include laboratory based investigations and scientific experimentation in their specialist field.
Key will be to be proactive in finding solutions to problems, be able to identify areas of business improvement and propose innovative scientific ideas. In all contexts, working safely and ethically is paramount and many companies operate under highly regulated conditions because of the need to control the quality and safety, for example medicines.
You can complete this apprenticeships whilst studying either the FD and BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Biotechnical Sciences) or FD and BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences).
The apprenticeship is recognised by the relevant professional bodies at Registered Scientist (RSci) level, for which there is a requirement that the scientist will participate in subsequent continuing professional development on completion of the apprenticeship.