biology technician




Biology technicians provide technical assistance in researching and analysing the relationship between living organisms and their environment. They use laboratory equipment to examine organic substances such as bodily fluids, medicines, plants and food. They collect and analyse data for experiments, compile reports and maintain laboratory stock.

Alternative label

  • biology laboratory technician

  • wildlife laboratory technician

  • marine biologist

  • life sciences technician

  • animal biologist

  • biology lab technician

  • marine biology technician

  • animal laboratory technician

  • wildlife lab technician

  • animal lab technician

  • biologist

  • biological technologist

  • wildlife technician

  • animal technician

  • mammalogy technician

  • biological science technician

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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