Life Sciences L6 (Modern Apprenticeship) SVQ3

What is special about this course?

This is a course designed to train and develop life science technicians who are currently in full-time employment.

Candidates develop both their underpinning knowledge and practical skills and gain credit for both.

Entry requirements

An A/B pass in a Science Higher or relevant work experience (in negotiation with College and employer)


  • SVQ Level 2 or 3 qualification and PDA in Science related subject as laid out in the Sector Skills Framework

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Face-to-face
  • Day Release
  • Work Based

How long will my course last?

3 Years

Rolling entry

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HNC or degree
  • Technical Apprenticeship in Life Science
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Professional Technologist

Is there more information available online?

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Applications to be made by employers through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI. The Team can be also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273666.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.