National Physical Laboratory

Programmes Offered: Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Locations: Greater London South East
Industry: Medicine, Science & Pharmaceutical

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Who are we?

NPL is a unique organisation that sits at the intersection between scientific research and real world applications. We foster a collaborative culture and work to deliver the best science and technology available.

NPL's reputation relies on the great people and exceptional scientists who work for us. The scientists here are experts in their fields and the support staff are committed to maximising the impact of our science.

Why work at NPL?

World-class centre of excellence Ranked in the top three measurement institutions in the world, NPL maintains the UK's primary measurement standards and contributes to international standards such as the world time system.

Be a part of history NPL has a long history of scientific excellence in fields such as ship design, aircraft development, radar, computing, communications, electronic networking and global positioning.

Develop emerging technologies Work to develop and support technologies that make use of scientific advances in biotechnology, new materials and quantum physics.

Solve industrial challenges Collaborate with some of the biggest names in industry, solving problems vital to improving quality of life, trade competitiveness and environmental protection.

What could you do?

Junior Scientist

Supporting our Senior Scientists with a range of laboratory duties, general administrative tasks and scientific research. To undertake a work based training programme, and work towards a BTEC in Applied Science and a National Vocational Qualification in Laboratory Associated Techniques. Apprentices will be given the opportunity to rotate around the different divisions.

What do you need?: A minimum of 5 GCSE’s, grades A - C (or predicted grades). These must include English, Maths, and a Science subject. An AS or A - Level in science would be an advantage but is not essential


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    My role is to support the senior scientists in the lab and make the team more productive by helping with projects. My job on a day to day basis changes all the time as there are different types of pro...

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