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Working at LGC

LGC is a world leading international life sciences company; science is at the heart of all we do to make the world a safer place. We are actively looking for individuals that are passionate about making a difference, eager to learn and work hard and this will be supported via onsite training which will result in gaining a recognised qualification.   

An apprenticeship with LGC is a genuine alternative to university as you can start earning and learning at the same time. You will be working alongside experts in their field who will nurture, guide, support and provide you with the necessary requirements needed for the job which can be skills you will then have for life.

“An apprenticeship is a great way to get an education without a mountain of debt” - Liam, Science Apprentice, LGC Fordham.

At LGC you are given real responsibility from the outset, with an employment contract for the full duration of your apprenticeship and funded training relevant to your role. When you complete your Apprenticeship, you’ll receive a nationally recognised qualifications and support to help you continue your career with us.

We are committed to inspiring the next generation and are now looking for a cohort of apprentices to start in September 2017 at our sites across the UK.

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We provide reference materials, genomics solutions and analytical testing products and services, based on our innovations and own intellectual property. We work with customers in the pharmaceuticals, agricultural biotechnology, food, environment, security and sports sectors as well as with governments and academia to achieve excellence in investigative, diagnostic and measurement science.

Our offering is underpinned by LGC’s heritage and expertise in regulation, accreditation and standard setting. We help customers conform to international statutory and regulatory standards.

We offer apprentices a competitive salary and a benefits package that includes 25 days paid holiday, pension, discounts on Gym membership, free mobile phone insurance, and discounts at cinemas and high street shops via Perkbox

What will it be like?

Our apprentices often talk about the variety, challenge and the chance to learn on the job, but it’s also fun and rewarding, with plenty of responsibility, and even the chance to raise money for charity and become a STEM ambassador. What’s more, you get all the benefits and rewards you’d expect from a world-renowned company – including genuine career prospects.

We are well looked after and we get a lot of support from our line managers - Billie, Science Apprentice, LGC Fordham.