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Modern Apprenticeship in Life Sciences and Related Science Industries Level 2 (2017/18)

Course Content

This Modern Apprenticeship comprises three elements; an SVQ, an NPA in Practical Science and certification of Core Skills. The SVQ is based on National Standards and comprises two mandatory units: Maintain Health and Safety Procedures in Life Sciences and Related Industries, and Maintain Effective and Efficient Working Relationships in Life Sciences and Related Industries. Six optional units complete the programme.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should be employed in a technical role within a laboratory setting. Minimum of two National 5 qualifications, one of which must be in a science subject. Other qualifications and work-based experience will be considered.


Being work-based all assessment takes place in a day-to-day working environment. Candidates will attend college to complete all units required for NPA qualification and Core Skills. For further details on the Modern Apprenticeship in Life Science which involves both work based and college based assessment please contact us.


SCQF Level: 6

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