Since introducing the Laboratory Technician apprenticeship at level 3 in 2011, we have harnessed new talent, bringing in and progressing apprentices to help Fera develop the next generation of scientists and corporate staff. Fera works with local schools and the City of York Council Skills Team to share our Scientific carried out at Fera and attends careers events at local York schools to talk about our apprenticeships.
Current apprenticeships being run at Fera include:
Click here for further information on some of the apprenticeships offered here at Fera.
The Fera apprenticeship programme provides 24 months of hands on laboratory experience and an opportunity to start your training in a role that delivers world-class science and supports you to develop your career in the science sector.
You will learn to apply original thinking, with a high quality, broad science skill set, making a positive impact on the businesses success and leaving well placed for future employment across the science sector.
Dedicated support and development opportunities are provided to help get optimal value from your time at Fera and help increase employability, in fact many of Fera’s apprentice graduates secure permanent positions.
Fera holds an ISO 9001 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.
York Biotech Campus offers sophisticated science accommodation, a top range of support services, an enviable location and opportunities to interact with world class scientists and businesses all working at the interface of government, academia and industry.
Onsite you will have access to a range of facilites which will assist in the development your learning and daily activities.
Our apprentices below are from a range of different positions within the business, starting at the beginning and some working their way up the career chain to becoming Mangers in their departments.
Read throught their journey's below to find out who our apprentices are, their experiences on their course and at Fera.
Fera Science Ltd., (Fera) won with its inaugural entry in the ‘Business Innovation of the Year’ category and went on to win the top award of Press Business of the Year 2022.
As the winning organisation in the Innovation category, Fera is proud of its Yorkshire base and its work with regional, national and global partners, continually investing and expanding its product and service offerings to not only respond to industry requirements but to also continue to support the local economy by creating high quality employment. Working with talent from within the region alongside a programme of regional community engagement and investment in our staff, apprentices and PhD students, Fera provides attractive career progression opportunities.
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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.
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