Covance

Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship

Company
Covance
Location
Harrogate, North Yorkshire (GB)
Salary
On Application
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
15 Jul 2019
Ref
28696
Discipline
Clinical Research
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Apprenticeship

The Role:

As an apprentice laboratory technician within Covance, you will play an integral role in supporting all aspects of laboratory and study support functions for our testing and development work. Following a comprehensive induction process and carefully-tailored training program, you will acquire a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of clinical trials and bringing miracles of medicine to market.

This is an introductory role that would suit someone looking for their first step in a career within the science industry.

You will learn the following:

    1. Routine and one-off laboratory testing and how to perform a variety of technical laboratory techniques;
    2. Work both individually and as part of the laboratory team;
    3. Work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work that is undertaken;
    4. Work safely in the laboratory, maintaining excellent housekeeping whilst following appropriate safety, environment and risk management systems;
    5. Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced and be able to maintain good accurate written records of work carried out;
    6. Follow quality procedures to meet the requirements of quality standards relevant to the workplace;
    7. Develop and apply your theoretical knowledge of relevant science and technology;
    8. Develop Laboratory based skills relevant to your role.

What you'll receive:

    1. You'll undertake an Advanced Apprenticeship in Laboratory Technician over the course of 24 months,
    2. You will study for a HNC,
    3. An IOSH level 2 certificate,
    4. A chance to Act as an Ambassador across Yorkshire for Science roles,
    5. A salary of £13,500 in your first year rising to Approx. £16,100 in your second year based on performance,
    6. A generous benefits and holiday package
    7. Progression opportunities and a chance to work on ground breaking trials

Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of ground breaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients and your career.

By Applying for this role you agree to us sharing your data with our training and recruitment partner for the purpose of this recruitment.

PLEASE NOTE TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE YOU MUST NOT HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED A SCIENCE QUALIFICATION HIGHER THAN LEVEL 3 AND MUST HAVE BEEN A UK RESIDENT FOR 3 YEARS OR MORE AS PER THE NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP REQUIREMENTS.

Start date: September 2019.