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Lab technician

Pertemps Banbury Industrial

We are seeking Lab Technicians for this established, friendly company in Woodstock. Duties will include supporting test activities for evaluation studies, analysing results and preparing documentation to feedback. Candidates applying should have great att

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£14,777 per annum

Trainee Teacher of Chemistry

Reigate College

Would you like to train as a teacher in sixth form education, whilst being paid to do so? The College has substantial and successful experience of training teachers and provides a Grade 1 Teacher Training Programme in partnership with Canterbury Christ Ch

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Junior Lab Technicians

New Appointments Group

Are you driven by science and chemistry? Is this your passion? Do you want to know and study different molecules, watch their behaviour and the changes they undergo during the reaction with other substances? If so, our client is looking for you Our clien

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Laboratory Technicians

The Binding Site

Want to work for a £130m turnover, private equity backed, international healthcare business, which specialises in the development, manufacture and distribution of diagnostic products and has doubled its growth over the last five years? Due to our amazing

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Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship

Covance

Covance have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship to join their growing team in Harrogate. Job Title: Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Location: Harrogate, United Kingdom Salary: £13,500 per annum Benefits Start date: Se

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£13,500 per annum

Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship

Covance

Covance have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship to join their growing team in Harrogate. Job Title: Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Location: Harrogate, United Kingdom Salary: £13,500 per annum Benefits Start date: Se

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Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship

Covance

Covance have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship to join their growing team in Harrogate. Job Title: Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Location: Harrogate, United Kingdom Salary: £13,500 per annum Benefits Start date: Se

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Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship

Covance

Covance have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship to join their growing team in Harrogate. Job Title: Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Location: Harrogate, United Kingdom Salary: £13,500 per annum Benefits Start date: Se

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£20,000 per annum

R&D Chemist

Reed

REED Scientific are looking for an enthusiastic Research & Development Chemist for a growing client in Leeds who specialise in manufacturing and developing quality products for the construction sector. You will be responsible for supporting the developmen

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£16,000 per annum

Laboratory Technician - Entry Level Opportunity

XCELLR8

Laboratory Technician - Entry Level Opportunity The Sci-Tech Daresbury Campus, Warrington, Cheshire Are you looking to embark on a rewarding career as a Laboratory Technician? Want to learn, grow and help a pioneering company abolish animal testing? If so

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Laboratory Technician (Level 3) Apprenticeship

STRUCTURAL SOILS

As part of the laboratory team, your role will support Structural Soils' aim of providing accurate testing results that address client-specific schedule and project requirements. You will be critical in supporting our team of professionals as they meet cl

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Entry Level Lab Technician

Adecco

Do you have an interest in science & are looking to gain new skills within this field? A rare opportunity has arisen for our client based in Wigton who are seeking a temporary Lab Technician, this is an entry level position working on a temporary basis fo

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Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship

Covance

Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Covance - Harrogate, United Kingdom “Every day is another chance to help save the lives of millions of people around the world. When you join our team, you get to be a part of that.” Who we are and what we do: We are a

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Laboratory Technician - Entry Level Opportunity

XCellR8

Laboratory Technician - Entry Level Opportunity The Sci-Tech Daresbury Campus, Warrington, Cheshire Are you looking to embark on a rewarding career as a Laboratory Technician? Want to learn, grow and help a pioneering company abolish animal testing? If so

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Entry Level Lab Technician

Adecco

Do you have an interest in science & are looking to gain new skills within this field? A rare opportunity has arisen for our client based in Wigton who are seeking a temporary Lab Technician, this is an entry level position working on a temporary basis fo

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Entry Level Lab Technician

Adecco

Do you have an interest in science & are looking to gain new skills within this field? A rare opportunity has arisen for our client based in Wigton who are seeking a temporary Lab Technician, this is an entry level position working on a temporary basis fo

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Helping you find a career in the Chemistry industry

There are a variety of chemistry careers available, including: laboratory technician/scientist, analytical chemist, pharmacologist, or chemical engineer. While many roles in chemistry will require an undergraduate degree in chemistry or a related subject, there are actually routes into a chemistry career available via apprenticeships. Apprenticeships will give you hands on experience of the work environment as well as support (and often fully funding) for your academic studies.

Chemistry-related positions can be found in private sector industry (Pharmaceuticals, Toiletries, Food & Drink, Consumer Goods, Oil & Gas, Mining & Metallurgy) and within public sector and regulatory bodies (for example the NHS, the Food Standards Agency or the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy). Chemistry roles in private sector organisations can often be found in research & development (R&D) departments.

Careers in chemistry typically involve scientific research within laboratories, performing analysis on different materials to understand their chemical properties and potential applications within industry, to develop new drugs and chemical therapies, to test the safety of different products or to understand potential impacts of compounds at a molecular level. You may well be involved in the development of new methodologies for testing and research.

While most careers within chemistry will involve significant practical scientific work, you may also need to prepare written reports for experts and non-experts, including in industry publications or for use in commercial decision-making (for instance reporting on the performance of a new material or pharmaceutical product to support an investment decision). Chemical Engineers will also work in manufacturing and industrial sites, designing processes and technologies to support the production process.


Skills & interests required for a career in Chemistry
All careers in chemistry require applicants to display practical scientific skills in a laboratory context. Chemists will need to display their abilities in understanding complex data sets, interpreting and explaining statistical trends in written reports. Practical experience of organic or inorganic chemistry in a laboratory will be important.

It is important for applicants to be passionate about their work (in whichever field of chemistry they are considering working in), and flexible in their approaches to problem-solving. Applicants need strong maths skills to progress.
- Data Analysis
- Numeracy
- Problem Solving
Chemistry apprenticeships & other career progress routes for school leavers
Depending on your employer, your apprenticeship will be geared toward gaining either a Level 3 Qualification (for Lab Technician positions) or a Level 5/6 Qualification (Foundation or Bachelors Degree). You will usually have a mixture of time spent in the laboratory / office and in academic study.

Early on in your career as a chemist you will likely spend most of your time in a laboratory context, though as you progress into more senior roles you may find yourself in an office-based position more often.

Often employers will want to give you support to achieve postgraduate qualifications (an MSc or Ph.D for example), or in certain industries will support you to attain Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, which can be important for you to progress to more senior roles.
Tips for getting into the field
Speak to your Careers Advisor to discuss your interest in working in the Chemistry field, they will be able to offer you advice and support in finding the right sort of positions and employers.

Work experience in a laboratory environment can be very useful in helping you find a position. Many employers will offer short-term work experience programmes over the summer vacation.

Consider applying for Lab Technician positions to gain some experience of working in a laboratory before applying for an Apprenticeship.
What do Chemistry professionals get paid?
Typically, Apprenticeships in Chemistry will pay between £12,000 and £15,000 when you start, and most employers will have regular salary reviews in which you can increase your salary.

With a few years of experience and after you complete your apprenticeship, Chemistry positions can pay between £25,000 and £40,000 per annum, and more senior roles can pay higher, although may require more management experience.
What qualifications do I need for a career in Chemistry?
Most Apprenticeships in Chemistry will require 3 A-levels or equivalent, and one of the subjects must be Chemistry. Your employer might specify the grades/UCAS points you need, typically CCC+ although some employers can require higher grades. You will also likely need to have a maths GCSE (Levels 4-9 or grade C+), too.
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