Fera holds both ISO 9001 and Investors in People accreditation and our apprentices are trained to a high standard to uphold these awards. Working alongside world-class scientists, our Apprentices are sure to gain valuable knowledge and expertise.


Apprentice Laboratory Technician – Applications for the 2018 Programme

The Fera apprenticeship programme gives you the opportunity to start your training as an Apprentice Laboratory Technician, which includes the Level 4 BTEC HNC in Applied Biology supplemented with content from the Level 4 Applied Chemistry HNC. This is whilst delivering in a role to help Fera deliver its world-class science and develop your career in the science sector. We are the UK’s number one provider of translation science services to the food, plant protection and related industries. If you are interested in applying, please follow the link below:

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Start your journey with Fera’s Apprenticeship Programme

Winner of Larger Employer of the Year

York Apprenticeship Awards recognises the outstanding qualities, achievements, commitment and progression of both individual apprentices and their employers.  Overall 35 nominations were received, for five categories, where Fera won Large Employer of the Year at the 2017 celebration. If you enjoy learning and the appliance of practical science, Fera is the perfect place to start your career.

"Every day is different! There is always an opportunity to learn something new. Fera has given me the opportunity to start a Level 6 apprenticeship to help me develop my career, supporting me throughout the course."

Laura Faulkner
Assistant Scientist at Fera

What will you gain?

This programme provides real benefits and opportunities for each apprentice, including over 30 months of training in core laboratory skills and a Level 3 NVQ qualification in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities. From day one you'll be learning in the lab environment, gaining practical experience whilst gaining your qualification.

What can Fera do for you?

Fera holds both ISO 9001 and Investors in People accreditation and our apprentices are trained to a high standard to uphold these values. Working alongside world-class scientists, from whom you will gain valuable knowledge and expertise. You will work towards our values and shared mission gaining expertise and apply this knowledge to hands on work using original thinking and ingenious techniques in a unique environment.

But, at Fera, we see this as a means to accelerated progression in our company - a fast track to greater challenge, impact and responsibility.

Fera provides extensive support for its apprentices in their NVQ work, providing them with study time, learning facilities and coaching, as well as access to the dedicated on-site college tutor.

Original thinking...applied

You will learn to apply original thinking to challenges, with a high quality, broad science skill set which will leave you well placed for employment across the science sector.

What will you bring to Fera?


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