Degree Apprenticeship - Chemistry

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 00000529-1
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: Wetherby Group
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £12,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Manufacturing, Science & Technology
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent, Higher Apprenticeship, Degree Apprenticeship
  • Training Programme: 3 Yeas
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

The Wetherby Laroc Group is offering the opportunity for a highly motivated person to join our Technical Team. This will be a chemistry apprenticeship opportunity, offering both practical on site and academic training and learning.

We are looking to offer an exceptional candidate the opportunity to join our technically skilled and motivated Technical Team, via an apprenticeship route. The role will be to maintain, develop and innovate paints and coatings, and construction chemical formulations to support our expanding and customer focussed product portfolio.

The successful applicant will not only have the opportunity to learn and develop hands on skills with support from our in-house Technical Team, but will also be completing a distance learning degree in Chemistry, supported and provided by our training partner. The successful candidate will need to be highly motivated and have an exceptional eye for detail and be methodical in their working practises

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 GCSE grades A – C, including Maths and English (or equivalent) and A – Level Chemistry, grade C or above (or equivalent BTEC qualification).
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • A keen eye for detail with a thorough, methodical and committed approach to work.

Working Hours: Monday to Friday – 8am to 4.30pm

About Wetherby Group

Wetherby Group is a successful manufacturer of performance building products for both our own brands and private label, established for over 45 years.


For over 45 years Wetherby has manufactured and supplied a range of performance building products including brands such as Wethertex, Fibrocem, StoneFix and Zanders.

The Wethertex range of exterior paints and performance coatings protect the exteriors of buildings for up to 20 years and are developed using only the best raw materials and most modern manufacturing methods.

La Roc

La Roc is the part of the Wetherby Group that is focused on the development and supply of through coloured renders under the Ecorend brand.

Providing protection from extreme UK weather conditions for the lifetime of the building, Ecorend products are formulated using the most advanced raw materials and are rigorously tested to exacting standards.