The sweet smell of success – perfume lab technician Themis Apprentice shows off her skills in prestigious national competition
A Themis Apprentice working for a global perfume manufacturer could soon be heading to the national finals of a prestigious worldwide competition.
21-year-old Themis Laboratory Technician, Abby Gallaher from Burnley, took part in the highly respected national qualifiers of the WorldSkills Laboratory Technician competition.
Abby is employed by world-leading fragrance and perfume manufacturer Carvansons based in Haslingden.
Her role is to create perfume formulations within their industry-leading laboratories to exact specifications.
Abby’s work manager is Nichola Longden:
Both myself and Carvansons are incredibly proud of Abby and all the progress she has made! We believe in supporting all of our employees to achieve the very best they can and to push themselves to new levels.
Competing in such a prestigious competition and representing Carvansons is fantastic for both her career and Carvansons as a whole. Amazing work!
The apprenticeship Abby is studying is specifically designed by the expert team at Themis to develop the skills needed to be an outstanding Science Laboratory Technician and give learners the tools to advance to more senior roles.
- Health and safety
- Critical thinking
- Attention to detail
- Time management
These are essential skills for anyone competing in the closely fought WorldSkills competition.
Abby’s stage took place at Manchester University with Abby confidently completing both of her tasks in the allotted time frame.
After this stage in the competition scores are quality assured and finalists are announced so competitors can prepare and practice for the National Finals.
Have you got what it takes to compete at a national level? Do you have a passion for a particular industry and want to show off your skills? Do you want to earn while you learn alongside industry expert Tutors using cutting-edge facilities?
You can talk to our expert Themis team at [email protected]