Luke joined the army straight after school but left after a short time. He then spent time working as an estate agent and taking an IT course at college. Influenced by his father, a process worker for National Nuclear Laboratories, at 23 he applied for an apprenticeship in Nuclear Chemistry. He now feels it was the best thing he could have done and has enjoyed the combination of learning and earning.
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DescriptionJob holders in this unit group perform a variety of technical support functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 311: Science, Engineering and Production Technicians.
QualificationsEntry varies from employer to employer. Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, a BTEC/SQA award or an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II. Professional qualifications are available and may be required in some areas of work.
- Sets up apparatus for experimental, demonstration or other purposes;
- Undertakes tests and takes measurements and readings;
- Performs calculations and records and interprets data;
- Otherwise assists technologists as directed.
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