Laboratory Apprenticeship
Laboratory Apprenticeship
Higher Certificate in Science, Level 6

Laboratory Technician Level 6 Apprenticeship

Two year programme - Laboratory Technician Level 6 programme:

Job profile:
The Laboratory Technician apprentice will be responsible for carrying out basic laboratory duties that may include sample collection, equipment calibration, solution preparation, stock control and glassware maintenance while conducting basic physical and analytical testing methods on raw materials, in-process or finished product. All work to be conducted and recorded in accordance with good laboratory practices.

Who is this programme for:
School leavers, career changers, mature students, those returning to work, those looking to retrain/upskill.

The next intake of apprentices is in September 2021 in TU Dublin and WIT. A list of hiring companies will be available on this website at the end of May 2021.

Laboratory Technician Modules

Year 1

  • Critical Skills Development
  • Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Introduction to Microbiology &¬†Biotechnology
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Maths
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • Computer Systems
  • Laboratory Quality Systems
  • Calibration Sciences
  • Work Place Based Learning

Year 2

  • Stability and Sample Analysis
  • Microbiology and Environmental Monitoring
  • Instrumentation (Theory & Practical)
  • Regulatory Affairs & Compliance
  • Lean Labs
  • Chemistry 2
  • Analytical Lab Skills
  • Work Place Based Learning