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Replacement Apprenticeship Standards for withdrawn Science Industry Frameworks

This month has seen the withdrawal of the following ESFA Apprenticeship Frameworks:

  • Life Science and Chemical Science Professionals Higher Apprenticeships
  • Process Manufacturing Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

Life and Chemical Science Professionals has been replaced by:

  • Technician Scientist Level 5 - ST0597
  • Laboratory Scientist (degree) Level 6 - ST0626

Process Manufacturing has been replaced by:

  • Science Industry Maintenance Technician Level 3 - ST0249
  • Science Manufacturing Technician Level 3 - ST0250
  • Science Manufacturing Process Operative Level 2 - ST0422

For more information about using any of these Standards and the associated End-Point Assessment contact SIAS on 01925 515 211 or email

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