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Designed to enhance your organisation’s capabilities, our Technician Scientist Apprenticeship cultivates technical and digital expertise combined with training in the most current knowledge and advancements in bioscience.

Entry Requirements

Standard offers

Learners will need to apply for an apprenticeship role within an eligible business, or already be in employment with responsibilities aligned with Level 5 Technician Scientist apprenticeship content.

Typically, employers require:

At least BBB or equivalent at A Level (one of which must be Biology)

At least Grade 4/C GCSE Maths, English and IT

Some applicants may not have traditional qualifications as listed above, and have prior learning and skills developed from the workplace, these will be considered on a case by case basis.

Learners must meet these eligibility criteria

  • Have been a UK/EU/ESS resident for the past three years or more prior to starting the programme
  • Have left full-time education prior to the start date of the apprenticeship
  • Be aged at least 16 years old to meet government funding criteria

Recognition of prior learning

Where a learner is eligible to apply for the recognition of prior learning on the basis of certificated or experiential learning, this will be considered in the Initial Needs Analysis, as per Education Skills and Funding Agency (ESFA) Funding Rules, and will take due consideration of the Northeastern University London at Northeastern’s Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer Policy.