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Process Manufacturing - Science Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

A work based training programme for those wishing to pursue a career in the chemical or pharmaceutical industries.

Most companies operate under highly regulated conditions and place a premium on apprentices demonstrating the required attitude, conduct and behaviour.

Course content

Science manufacturing technicians are typically involved in:

• Setting up, monitoring and ending manufacturing processes

• Working in accordance to strict policies and procedures

• Working safely in a science manufacturing environment

• Following concise quality requirements

This course will combine on the job training with college day release, allowing you to work towards a professionally recognised qualification.

Entry requirements

You must be employed by an engineering company to start the course. (the college can help you find a company but cannot guarantee employment). GCSE grade A*-C in English language, maths and a science, and a multi-choice mechanical aptitude test. You will also need a satisfactory interview, an interest or knowledge of working in the vocational area and wish to take up a career in a relevant industry.


At college and in the workplace. You may need to take exams

Future opportunities

Employment or career progression within the chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing industries.

Further information

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 09 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 28-30 months