What's covered?

Handling, storage and preparation of chemicals. Scientific procedures used in educational laboratories. Biology, chemistry and physics apparatus familiarisation and usage. Health and safety in the laboratory environment and risk assessments.

What do you need?

A grade C or above in GCSE maths and a grade C or above in GCSE Science. Mature learners can have their work/life experience taken into account .

How you are assessed

By assessment of practical tasks supplemented by short answer questions.

How Long?

17Week course

What course next?

Modern Apprenticeship as a Laboratory Technician

What could this lead to?

Employment in a laboratory or other scientific environment.

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