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

Check out the apprenticeships listed below for opportunities to put your scientific skills to the test


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“An actuary uses mathematical skills to measure the probability and risk of future events, and their financial impact” An actuary

“The senior healthcare support worker provides high-quality and compassionate specialist health and social care for a range of people” A

“A rehabilitation worker delivers and evaluates professional person-centred rehabilitation training to visually impaired people” Working within the statutory, voluntary and

“A podiatrist is a healthcare professional specialising in the lower limb (feet, ankles and legs), providing high-quality clinical care to

“A paramedic provides high quality and compassionate care, responding to the needs of service users and carers across lifespans” A

“An optical assistant listens to customers’ individual needs and finds a solution that’s right for them” An optical assistant requires

“An operating department practitioner works alongside other professionals taking a lead role in ensuring a patient is safe during each

“A nursing associate delivers high quality, compassionate care under the direction of a registered nurse” The nursing associate is a

“A nurse gives care, advice and support to sick, injured or disabled people” A career in nursing is dynamic and

“Operating specialised mammography equipment safely and within standard operating procedures to produce high-quality images” Mammography utilises x-ray imaging to screen

“A healthcare assistant practitioner provides, supervises and coordinates high-quality and compassionate health and social care for a wide range of

“The dental practice manager oversees all non-clinical aspects of a dental surgery, leading the practice team and achieving excellent patient

“The dental nurse assists other dental health professionals, providing chair-side support and a high level of patient care” The dental

“A children, young people and families practitioner works to achieve positive and sustainable change in the lives of the people

“Ensuring direction, alignment and commitment to help children, young people and families aspire to do their best and achieve sustainable

“Working with children aged up to 19, under supervision or in a supervisory capacity depending on the level” The children

“An associate ambulance practitioner responds to 999 and urgent calls, and provides emergency care for people as part of an

“An ambulance support worker responds to emergency, urgent and or/unscheduled care calls to provide care and clinical support” As an

“An advanced clinical practitioner manages defined episodes of clinical care independently, from beginning to end, providing care and treatment” An

“An adult care worker provides frontline care for vulnerable adults within their own homes, day care centres, residential and nursing

“A network engineer designs, installs, maintains and supports communication networks within an organisation or between organisations” The primary role of

“A geospatial survey technician collects geospatial data for a wide range of uses including the creation of maps and proper

“Geospatial mapping and science involves the interpretation and analysis of data relating to geographic position on the earth’s surface” Geospatial

“The data scientist finds information in diverse datasets using a scientific approach, to address complex problems and improve organisational processes”

“A technician scientist carries out established laboratory-based investigations and basic scientific experimentation using bench and instrumentation techniques” As a technician

“A senior metrology technician manages resources and measurement activities and implements processes and techniques that are sustainable” Metrology is the

“A science manufacturing technician operates the systems and equipment involved in the production of goods” A science manufacturing technician works

“A science manufacturing process operative undertakes basic operations and monitoring of plant and equipment” The science manufacturing process operative is

“A science industry process/plant engineer apprentice is involved in process design and manufacture of chemical-, biological- or science-based technology, industrial

“A science industry maintenance technician contributes to the operation of a science industry plant by installing, maintaining, testing and repairing

“A metrology technician identifies measurement needs and planning and performing measurement tasks using tools, equipment, instrumentation and software programs” Metrology

“A laboratory technician provides routine and one-off testing and technical support in a scientific laboratory environment” A laboratory technician works

  “A laboratory scientist carries out technical and scientific activity in laboratories in their specialist discipline” A laboratory scientist applies

“A laboratory scientist carries out technical and scientific activity in laboratories across a range of industries” The laboratory scientist apprenticeship

“The healthcare science practitioner supports the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions” A healthcare science practitioner provides scientific and

“A healthcare science associate works in hospitals, primary care and other healthcare settings, carrying out routine technical and scientific procedures, and

“The healthcare science assistant carries out routine technical and scientific procedures and support within hospitals, doctors’ surgeries and other healthcare

“The dental technician designs, manufactures, modifies and repairs custom-made dental appliances” Typically, your work as a dental technician will be undertaken

“The dental laboratory assistant works technicians, who design, make, modify and repair custom made dental devices” Many dental laboratories have

“A dairy technologist develops and produces dairy products from raw materials, including milk from cows, sheep and goats. Products include

“A clinical trials specialist works as part of a multi-disciplinary team focusing on the delivery and execution of phase one-to-four

“An animal technologist carries out complex scientific procedures on laboratory animals in compliance with animal welfare legislation” Animal technologists are

“Cleaning, feeding, handling and grooming animals on a daily basis” This apprenticeship is designed to develop your existing knowledge of

“Providing expert nursing care for sick animals” Veterinary nursing is the supportive care of animals receiving treatment within a veterinary

“Managing and supervising a waste management or recycling operation” Waste management and recycling are increasingly important as populations grow and

“Providing for and coordinating the day-to-day care of horses” As an apprentice senior equine groom, you can expect to handle

“Supporting the bird development process, maintaining bird accommodation and preparing and monitoring the livestock production environment, whether this is on

“Raising animals with optimal welfare and consideration for their needs throughout the different stages of life” As a poultry technician,

Pest control regulates or manages a species known as a pest and that can be perceived to be detrimental to

“Providing advanced technical support and guidance across a diverse range of plant and equipment in sectors such as agriculture, horticulture,