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Laboratory Technicians

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£24,673

Median salary

New workers start around £14,862.91. Normal pay is £24,673 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £38,012.72.

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Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Keeps up to date with new technical developments.
  • Disposes of chemical and biological waste safely.
  • Maintains and rotates stock and supplies.
  • Records and collates data obtained from experimental work and documents all work carried out.
  • Operates and services specialised scientific equipment, undertakes prescribed measurements and analyses and ensures that sterile conditions necessary for some equipment are maintained.
  • Prepares organic and inorganic material for examination and stains and fixes slides for microscope work.
  • Sets up and assists with the construction and the development of scientific apparatus for experimental, demonstration or other purposes.

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Reading Comprehension
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Active Learning
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Science
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Writing
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Mathematics
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Critical Thinking
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Active Listening
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Learning Strategies
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Monitoring
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Speaking
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Forensic Science

  • Course code: FSCFT
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Access, Diploma
  • Awarding body: Cambridge Access Validating Agency (CAVA)
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time

Biology

  • Course code: GDAY1, GEVE1
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Certificate, GCSE
  • Awarding body: Assessment & Qualifications Alliance (AQA)
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time

Science (T-Prep Foundation Programme)

  • Course code: TPSCI
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: College Certificate
  • Awarding body: City College Plymouth
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time
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