Science

People who enjoy science tend to have an enquiring mind and like finding out about how the world works.

If you like biology then an apprenticeship in Agricultural and land-based industries or in Health and care might interest you.

Or if chemistry is your favourite, why not consider a career in the Energy sector or in Manufacturing, processing and logistics.

Anyone who likes physics could find loads of great options in the Construction, Energy or Engineering and electrical sectors.

Essentially, science is linked to a wide range of apprenticeships and industry sectors. Although people may not realise it, science is everywhere around us, and a basic understanding of chemistry and physics goes a long way in a multitude of vocations.

Browse through the list below to find other options where you could use your scientific skills.

 

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Nuclear health physics monitor apprenticeship

Nuclear health physics monitors provide radiological monitoring services at the workface within the nuclear industry to protect people, plant and

The Advanced Level Policing apprenticeship, developed with the support of the Royal Military Police (with involvement from other Defence Police

Port operations covers the work that goes on in sea, river and inland waterway ports, harbours, quays, terminals, wharves, jetties,

Laboratory technician apprenticeship

Laboratory technicians work in a wide range of organisations, including chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and nuclear companies; and analytical science services.

Laboratory scientist apprenticeship

A fully competent laboratory scientist will be able to work in a wide range of organisations, including chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology,

Life sciences and chemical science professionals apprenticeship

A vast range of industries employ science technicians, including pharmaceuticals or petrochemicals, marine science or mining and quarrying, environmental science

Metal processing and allied operations apprenticeship

The metal processing industry covers a variety of ways of working with different metals to produce materials that are suitable

Mineral products technology apprenticeship

Mineral products are extracted from the ground and used in their natural form or can be processed into bricks, concrete

Polymer processing operations apprenticeship

Polymer processing deals with the manufacture and production of polymer and synthetic substances such as plastic, nylon and PVC. Plastic

Science industry maintenance technician apprenticeship

In any science industry plant or factory it is crucial that all equipment and machinery is properly maintained to ensure

Science manufacturing technician apprenticeship

Science manufacturing technicians work in a wide range of companies, including chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and nuclear manufacturing. The role of

The allied health profession support apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting allied

The assistant practitioner apprenticeship provides the skills and knowledge required to become an assistant practitioner in a health setting. Assistant

Clinical healthcare support apprenticeship

The Clinical healthcare support apprenticeship can be undertaken at Intermediate and Advanced levels and aims to provide the skills and

Dental nursing apprenticeship

The Dental Nursing apprenticeship is aimed at individuals who want to work as a dental nurse. A dental nurse provides

Dental laboratory assistants assist dental technicians with the design, manufacture, modification and repair of custom-made dental devices. As an apprentice

Dental practice manager apprenticeship

The manager of a dental practice is responsible for managing all non-clinical aspects within the practice to achieve excellent patient

Dental technician apprenticeship

Dental technicians design, manufacture, modify and repair custom-made dental appliances. Typically the work is undertaken in a laboratory on a

Emergency care assistance apprenticeship

The Emergency care assistance apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become a competent emergency care assistant

Health and social care apprenticeship

The Health and social care apprenticeship covers a wide range of job roles on two pathways: the Adult Social Care

The Healthcare support services apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in providing support services within

Maternity and paediatric support apprenticeship

The Maternity and paediatric support apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting maternity

The Optical Retail apprenticeship supports individuals in the optical retail sector, as part of the wider healthcare team. Optical assistants

Pathology support apprenticeship

The pathology support apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in various roles – such

Perioperative support apprenticeship

Perioperative/theatre support workers work alongside health professionals such as surgeons, nurses and operating department practitioners to provide patient care within

Pharmacy services apprenticeship

The Health (Pharmacy Services) apprenticeship supports individuals in the Pharmacy sector, as part of the wider healthcare team. Apprentices are

On a Composite Engineering apprenticeship you will work with a range of different composite materials, using a variety of resins,

On a Consumer Electrical and Electronic Products apprenticeship you will be involved in the delivery and installation, or service and

The Domestic Heating apprenticeship covers training in a range of domestic heating systems and components and their installation. The domestic

Engineers design and build the things that make our world go round. Everything, from aeroplanes to mobile phones, comes back

The Heating and Ventilating apprenticeship covers a wide range of skills and occupations within the heating and ventilating industry. From

The Installation and Maintenance Electrician apprenticeship will train you to install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and

The Refrigeration and Air Conditioning apprenticeship covers a wide range of skills and occupations within the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

The Energy assessor and advisor apprenticeship is for new entrants to the energy sector and existing staff moving to a

The Gas Industry apprenticeships cover a range of job roles in the gas industry, which itself consists of two distinct

Nuclear health physics monitors provide radiological monitoring services at the workface within the nuclear industry to protect people, plant and

The Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer apprenticeship is a Degree Apprenticeship that will train you for a wide variety of

Nuclear welding inspection technicians perform a quality control and welding inspection role for the nuclear industry. They perform inspection work

A well-trained and highly skilled workforce of over 24,000 people is employed in the operation and decommissioning of the UK’s

The UK’s nuclear industry employs over 50,000 people and provides about 18 per cent of the country’s electricity. Apprenticeships are

The power sector covers activities associated with the generation, national transmission and local distribution of electricity, up to, and including,

The main role of a power network craftsperson is to safely construct, maintain and repair the UK’s electrical power network

The Power Sector apprenticeship focuses on the installation and maintenance of plant and equipment associated with electricity distribution, transmission and

Smart meter installations (dual fuel) apprenticeship

Smart meters are gas or electricity meters that provide energy companies with detailed information on how much energy a customer

Sustainable resource management apprenticeship

The waste-management and recycling industry is developing rapidly as populations grow and governments and businesses look for alternatives to landfill

Water industry apprenticeship

The Water Industry apprenticeship covers a range of occupations within the water industry. Every day, the UK water industry collects,

Water process technicians perform reactive and routine tasks on equipment and processes to ensure safe and efficient operations, supporting other

An apprenticeship in Agriculture offers a huge range of opportunities for working on livestock or arable farms. Agriculture includes the

The Agriculture Higher Apprenticeship provides the skills, knowledge and competence required to become a unit or assistant farm manager. The

An apprenticeship in Animal Care is perfect for anyone wishing to work with animals. Many consider work in the animal