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NVQ Diploma in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (QCF) (Level 3)

Key course information

Engineering, Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

01/08/2019

1 year

Part time

3000.00

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Course Overview


This work-based qualification is aimed at learners who are working, or want to work, in a laboratory. It could lead to employment as an analytical scientist, biochemist, biomedical scientist, biologist, biotechnologist, clinical scientist, microbiologist, physicist, laboratory technician or laboratory assistant.As this is a Level 3 course, the individual will need to have more responsibility than say an individual working at Level 2. They should be organising or leading others or carrying out?work of a complex nature.


What will I learn?


Although a learner might already have some prior skills from working in the sector, the course will confirm these skills and serve to challenge and stretch the individual where there are gaps in their knowledge or practical skills.

Entry Requirements


Learners are?required to be?in full-time employment in the Industrial Science?sector and working in a role that has enough and appropriate responsibilities and complexity of work.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


The course is delivered at the learners’ place of work, with the College assessor visiting every six to eight weeks.

Additional Costs and Information


Apart from the course fees, there is no additional cost.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Engineering, Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Career Opportunities

  • Project Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • CAD Operator

  • CNC Machinist
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Renewables Engineer

108,000 engineering apprenticeships were started in 2018, the highest number in 10 years

65 million engineering jobs are predicted to be available by 2024

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