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Overview

Pharmaceuticals. Although Pfizer offers degrees in pharmaceutical science, it is not clear from its website that the degree will proceed beyond the foundation stage, or that a job will be available at the end of the apprenticeship, or what career progression within Pfizer that the apprenticeship will set you up for.

Field

Laboratory Scientist

Sector

Pharmaceutical

Degree offered

BA (Hons) Science; Chemical Science; Chemistry

Provider

Kent University; Greenwich University; Manchester Metropolitan University

Based

Sandwich, Kent

Duration

3-5 years (depending on entrance qualifications)

Entry requirements

A- level or Level 3 Apprenticeship plus GCSEs including Maths, English (C or above)

Application process

National Apprenticeship website

Working hours

37 per week

Training house

4 days per week

Study hours

1 day per week

Starting salary

£15000

Permanent offer

Yes, if available

GCG view

Although Dr. Kate Barclay is a newly appointed member of the Institute for Apprenticeships, we did not find it easy to access details of their schemes. Finally, a nice woman in the Press Office came back to us, so because of her attitude we gave them top marks and didn't have to take any more tranquilisers.

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