The perfect environment to develop your workforce.

Our training labs and learning environments in St John’s Hospital, Livingston, provide an industry standard location to deliver our Modern Apprenticeships.

Our Apprenticeships can be designed to the bespoke requirements of your company. We have the flexibility to deliver what you require for your staff and business.

Find out more - download our SHST brochure.

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  • Our teaching uses only current and industry-leading lab techniques. Our excellent relationships with employers means that we are able to mould our labs to meet skills gaps within industry
  • We are able to map each student’s current qualifications in order to give them the tailored educational programme they need for employment
  • Expert teaching is delivered by dedicated staff, and is supplemented by voluntary lab teaching from industry professionals and experts in their fields across relevant disciplines
  • Growing opportunities in areas beyond Life Sciences
  • Progression offered in partnership with the University of Edinburgh

For more information, contact Dr Yvonne Bayne, Curriculum Manager: Science at Fife College -

Further information and useful links

NHS Lothian Laboratory MedicineThis webpage provides a great range of information on the different types of careers available within laboratory medicine.

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Courses available through the School

Want more info on the courses available through the School for Health, Science and Technology? This page has all the info.

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NHS Scotland Careers information

A fantastic resource for careers in Healthcare and Science - as well as the vacancies currently available with NHS Scotland.

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Find out more about our work with schools

The SHST has several programmes through which school pupils can progress to become registered biomedical scientists.

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