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QC Apprentice

Posted 11 Sep 2018

Arklow, Leinster - Ireland

Req Id 181412


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. 

QC Apprentice Program

The QC Apprenticeship developed by iBEC along with the Institute of Technology, Tallaght (ITT) and is either a two or three-year program.

After a two year program the candidate is awarded with a Higher Certificate in Science Laboratory Technician (Level 6) or a three year program whereby the candidate is awarded an Ordinary Bachelor of Science Degree Laboratory Analyst (level 7).

The apprentice will spend 3 days in industry and two days in IT Tallaght. The modules have been designed by both academic and industry experts and cover a wide range of topics such as critical skills development, GMP, Lab Safety, Instrumentation, Lean labs, Validation and Statistics to name just a few.

At the end of the program the apprentice will have been trained up in line with the current sector needs with skills that have been developed by the industry. The candidate can also earn a competitive salary while learning a new skill, get a national qualification while working and get invaluable industry experience and career progression.

Course will start on Monday 8th October 2018.

Job Requirements

The candidate must have;

  • Leaving Certificate (minimum 250 CAO points, pass maths and 1 science subject), or
  • Level 5 or Level 6 Graduate looking to upskill, train or retrain in the laboratory environment

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 19th September 2018 and interviews will take place WC 24th September.

Please note these is an administration fee of 1500 euro to join this course. The successful candidate will be required to pay 50% of this fee.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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