Laboratory Technician Scheme - Midlands

Severn Trent

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  • Apprenticeships
  • Technician

Closing date: Open/ongoing

Salary: Competitive

Location of vacancy: Midlands


Make life happen. Work with water

The scale and impact of what we do is huge: delivering the world’s most precious resource to over eight million customers, every day, takes innovative solutions - and fluid thinking. Working in our labs, you’ll have an impact on thousands of people and businesses, transforming and shaping lives, both today and tomorrow.

What you'll be doing

As an apprentice laboratory technician you may carry out both routine and one-off laboratory testing and perform a variety of technical support functions across the organisation from undertaking chemical analysis of drinking water, to testing samples from water treatment works, service reservoirs, customer taps and catchment surveys.

As a team we are required to manage a high volume complex work streams so we must accurately record all of our testing to ensure samples are tested within the required priority deadlines and so that we a confident that they meet our strict regulatory standards.

How we'll support you

Induction event

A two-week induction designed to introduce you to our business, show you how we work and help you get the best.


An Apprentice buddy

Someone to share your experiences with and support you in achieving your ambitions.


Regular performance reviews with your manager

Bi-annual reviews to help you outline clearly defined goals and measure how you’re developing against them.


National Qualifications

We’ll also help you to pursue nationally recognised qualifications, such as NVQs.


Training and Development

Your rotation placements will allow you to develop the skills and experience that you’ll require to become an expert here, either through working in operational teams or on technical projects. During this time, you’ll combine on-the-job learning with formal, nationally recognised development training modules and have the opportunity to gain a range of NVQ Level 3/4 Qualifications.

To help you drive and own your career progression, we’ll provide you with Personal Development Plan. This will be set and agreed with your line manager and reviewed regularly to inform your bi-annual performance reviews.

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