How to become a Sampler/Tester

Sampler testers assist engineers, technical officers and other laboratory staff by collecting and preparing samples, carrying out experiments, making measurements with scientific equipment, recording results and presenting results for critical analysis. Sampler/Testers carry out basic sampling and testing, record and present results and clean, maintain and set up equipment for use in experiments. They play an important role in manufacturing quality control.

Personal requirements of a Sampler/Tester

  • have good eyesight (may be corrected) and normal
  • correct colour vision
  • enjoy scientific activities
  • be able to produce accurate and detailed work
  • be able to work as part of a team
  • have good numeracy skills.

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