Your Future: Animal Technician

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This Catalyst article describes what it is like to work with laboratory animals, ensuring that they are treated ethically. The article focuses on the career of an animal technician making the point that a degree is not essential to pursue a career in science. There are many positions available each year for lab technicians of various kinds in many companies in the UK. Often the training offered includes the possibility of obtaining qualifications such as an HNC, HND or a qualification specific to the field of work, or even a degree.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2010, Volume 21, Issue 2.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of the magazine can be purchased from Mindsets.

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