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Unlock Your Future in Science with the CSR x Oxlep Skills Bootcamp

Ready to Start Your Career in STEM?

Skills Bootcamp Delivery Overview

Health and Life Sciences

CSR Scientific Training’s Scientific Skills Bootcamp is tailored to meet the needs of individuals across various employment statuses, including those already employed seeking to upskill, the unemployed aiming for re-entry into the workforce, and self-employed individuals looking to enhance their marketability. The 16-week programme provides an in-depth grounding in essential scientific methodologies, tailored specifically to a Level 3 audience, ensuring accessibility and practical relevance.

Curriculum Focus

The curriculum is comprehensive, covering data analysis, laboratory techniques, regulatory standards, and laboratory safety. The inputs are part mapped to some of the KSBs from the L3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Programme making it an ideal entry programme into a L3 technical apprenticeship.

Key components include:

Wet Laboratory Skills: Training in the fundamental aspects of laboratory work including solution preparation, sample handling, and the use of basic measurement equipment.

Safe Working Practices: Emphasis on health and safety protocols to ensure safety in handling chemicals, biological materials, and laboratory equipment.

Biological Techniques: Instruction in microbiology, blood typing, and presumptive testing techniques.

Chromatographic Techniques: Introduction to methods such as TLC (Thin Layer Chromatography) and Colorimetry, critical for the analysis of biological substances.

Administrative/Data Handling Skills: Training in record keeping, data analysis, and the use of software for scientific data management.

Employer Introductions

On completion of the programme every learner will be introduced to Oxfordshire based Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) employers and offered an interview along with being signposting to vacancies to entry level scientific support positions.

Participants will complete the programme with a solid foundation in scientific practices, equipped with skills recognised across the industry, boosting their employment prospects. The delivery method will be a blend of online theoretical learning and on-site practical sessions. This enriched curriculum ensures that participants gain a balanced skill set that is highly valued in the scientific community and essential for career advancement in various scientific fields.

Are you over 19 and currently out of work? Interested in a fulfilling career in the dynamic field of science? The CSR x Oxlep Skills Bootcamp is your gateway to a brighter future…

Why Choose the CSR x Oxlep Skills Bootcamp?

Comprehensive Training

  • Duration: August to October
  • Location: Oxfordshire, UK
  • Curriculum: Tailored to prepare you for a science apprenticeship
  • Expert Instructors: Learn from industry professionals

Real-World Skills

  • Hands-On Experience: Practical training sessions and labs
  • Career-Focused: Develop skills that are in high demand in the science industry
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with potential employers and industry leaders

Supportive Environment

  • Personalized Guidance: One-on-one mentorship
  • Career Services: Resume building, interview prep, and job placement assistance
  • Community: Join a cohort of motivated peers

Who Should Apply?

  • Eligibility: Applicants over 19 and currently unemployed
  • Passion: A keen interest in science and a desire to pursue a career in this field
  • Commitment: Ready to commit to attending the sessions for learning and growth

How to Apply?

  1. Submit Your Application: Click the ‘Apply Now’ button and fill out the application form.
  2. Interview Process: We’ll reach out to schedule a brief interview to discuss your goals.
  3. Enrollment: Upon acceptance, receive your welcome package and get ready to start!

Don’t Miss This Opportunity!

Spaces are limited to just 20, and the Skills Bootcamp starts soon. Take the first step towards a rewarding career in science by applying today.

Apply Now and Transform Your Future!