Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship at Severn Trent

8.2 /10
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
East Midlands West Midlands
£14,000 - £15,999
Role May Involve:
Health, Science & Pharmaceuticals

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About Severn Trent

With eight million customers we do something incredible everyday, supplying almost two billion litres of water. From rivers and reservoirs across the UK, we connect communities with the world’s most precious resource.

Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship

Build a lasting legacy

This is an opportunity to join our Asset Creation team and develop solutions that will shape the future of the water industry. We have big ambitions for our network, so you’ll be part of large-scale transformation projects from start to finish. For motivated Apprentices with ambitious goals, the technical challenge and scope for progression through these Apprenticeships is something to get really excited about.

What you'll be doing

As an apprentice laboratory technician you may carry out both routine and one-off laboratory testing and perform a variety of technical support functions across the organisation from undertaking chemical analysis of drinking water, to testing samples from water treatment works, service reservoirs, customer taps and catchment surveys.

As a team we are required to manage a high volume complex work streams so we must accurately record all of our testing to ensure samples are tested within the required priority deadlines and so that we a confident that they meet our strict regulatory standards.

How we'll support you

Induction event
A two-week induction designed to introduce you to our business, show you how we work and help you get the best.
An Apprentice buddy
Someone to share your experiences with and support you in achieving your ambitions.
Regular performance reviews with your manager
Bi-annual reviews to help you outline clearly-defined goals and measure how you’re
developing against them.

National Qualifications
We’ll also help you to pursue nationally recognised qualifications, such as NVQs.

Training and Development

Your rotation placements will allow you to develop the skills and experience that you’ll require to become an expert here, either through working in operational teams or on technical projects. During this time, you’ll combine on-the-job learning with formal, nationally recognised development training modules and have the opportunity to gain a range of NVQ Level 3/4 Qualifications.

To help you drive and own your career progression, we’ll provide you with Personal Development Plan. This will be set and agreed with your line manager and reviewed regularly to inform your bi-annual performance reviews.  

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Pay: Circa £15,000 per annum

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