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Science manufacturing technician

Operating the systems and equipment involved in the production of products.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • starting, operating and shutting down a manufacturing batch or continuous process
  • working safely in a science manufacturing environment
  • quality procedures and standards
  • complying with regulations
  • controlling and monitoring a process or plant and equipment
  • applying relevant science and technology

A level 3 or 4 qualification in science or technology that is relevant to their occupation and recognised for registration as a registered science technician (RSciTech) or engineering technician (EngTech).

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

The apprenticeship is recognised by the relevant professional organisations at RSciTech and EngTech levels.


End Point Assessment

View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
NOCN 0114 227 0500
Science Industry Assessment Service 01925 515211