Laboratory Technician

Vacancy Details

This is an Apprenticeship vacancy

Employer Name:

Exova Jones Environmental Ltd

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£8,100 Per Annum

Hours of Work:

37 Hours Including Day Release

Start Date:


Minimum Age:


Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Lab Technician
Science, Maths and Statistics
Part of the Element Materials Technology Group, we are the biggest Environmental Testing Laboratory in the UK. Based on the Deeside Industrial Park, we provide a wide range of chemical testing for consultants within the Environmental sector. Samples include soils, waters, products and gases. Originally founded in 2007, we are a company with rapid growth who currently employ 158 staff.
We are looking to recruit two Laboratory Technician apprentices for a 2-year apprenticeship to start September 2018 with day-release to attend college during term-time. Qualifications to be gained: Level 3 Certificate in Laboratory Technical Skills. This position attracts an annual salary of £8,100.
Training will be in all aspects of Environmental Testing including, but not limited to, sample receipt, sample preparation and sample analysis, with the successful candidates gaining valuable experience throughout all areas of our laboratories during the two year apprenticeship.

Preferred Learning Provider


Learning Provider Course

Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities Level 3 NVQ Diploma (PAA\VQSET) 50118699

Desirable personal qualities

Motivated and organised individual with good attention to detail. Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines.

Qualification(s) Required

3 GCSE at C or equivalent
English at C or equivalent
Maths at C or equivalent
Science at C or equivalent

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.
This vacancy has been placed by the employer in the language of their choice. This means that the vacancy might only appear in Welsh or English.