In partnership with IBEC and Waterford Institute of Technology, Amneal Ireland Limited is offering a two year blended learning apprenticeship programme leading to a Level 6 Higher Certificate in Science as a Laboratory Technician allowing you to gain a national qualification whilst working and begin to carve out a career in the Life Sciences industry.
As a Laboratory Technician Apprentice, you will gain valuable hands-on practical experience in a GMP and GLP certified pharmaceutical laboratory environment in conjunction with off-site theoretical training with WIT promoting professional and personal growth. You will have a dedicated QC mentor to help with your development as a Laboratory Technician.
Over the two years your apprenticeship will involve; sample collection, sample logging, organising sample shipments, PH checks, physical testing, glassware maintenance, daily calibration of equipment, ordering of consumable and chemicals, raw material testing etc.
The programme will commence September 2020 and will be based in Amneal Ireland Limited, Cashel, Co Tipperary three days per week and in the Waterford Institute of Technology two days per week under the approval of SOLAS. Successful completion of the level 6 offers the option to progress to a Level 7 Bachelor of Science Degree as a Laboratory Analyst.
Minimum entry requirements:
· A pass or Grade O6 in five leaving certificate subjects, two of which must be maths and a science related subject
· 250 CAO points, and/or its equivalent
· Candidates with a FETAC Level 5 qualification in a related discipline will be considered
· SOLAS Apprentice approval.
Amneal Ireland Limited is a generic drug manufacturer based on the Cahir Road in Cashel. This facility is part of Amneal Pharmaceuticals and is involved in the production of metered dose and dry powder inhalers (MDIs and DPIs).
Interested in applying for this Apprenticeship? Please send your CV along with a cover letter detailing why you would like to be considered for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date August 10th, 2020.