Life Science and Related Science Industries Technical

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Life Science and Related Life Science Industries Technical like?

Are you interest in science and developing products that could change the medical field? If so, studying a technical apprenticeship in life science can help you find a job where you can make a positive difference. Be part of an industry that’s committed to improving Scotland’s medical technology.  

The apprenticeship is suitable for people who are interested in improving Scottish healthcare. Scotland’s life science industry covers specialist sectors like stem cell research, pharmaceutical development and bio manufacturing. Learn about advanced medical hardware such as imagining machines, incubators and dialysis systems. Increase your awareness of bioinformatics techniques like DNA sequencing and genome annotation.   

Whether you are interested in immunology, virology or pharmaceuticals, there’s a role for you in Scotland’s life science sector. Become a chemical scientist and develop innovative products. Help to save lives as a neuroscientist. Work as a biomedical equipment technician and help to repair hospital equipment. 

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship.  

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Technical Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 months to complete. 

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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