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British Science Week 2023

It's British Science week, so why not explore jobs that use science?

Have you got an image of a science related job being a person in a white lab coat staring down a microscope? There is a whole lot more to jobs in science than being in a laboratory. Jobs involving science are in many types of industries.

You could be:

  • Helping to reduce climate change
  • Building energy efficient buildings
  • Finding a vaccine to a new disease

Science jobs in energy and construction

Jobs that use science are among the top 10 adverts in Wales in the last 12 months.

The top 5 science jobs in the energy industry are:

  • Science, engineering and production technicians
  • Engineering technicians
  • Technical engineers and technologists
  • Civil engineers
  • Mechanical engineers

The top 5 science jobs in the construction industry are:

  • Civil engineers
  • Electricians and electrical fitters
  • Health and safety officers
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Plumbers and heating and ventilation engineers

(Source: LightcastTM, February 2022 - January 2023)

Explore the future in energy and construction

Future Jobs Wales - Jobs in Energy

Find out about the energy industry in Wales. Learn what jobs are needed now and in the future.

Future Jobs Wales - Jobs in Construction

Find out about the construction industry in Wales. Learn what jobs are needed now and in the future.

Jobs in science and research

Jobs that use science subjects


Discover jobs that use Physics.


View jobs and careers that use Chemistry.


Look at the range of jobs that use biology.

Environmental Science

Explore jobs linked to environmental science.

Employers who offer apprenticeships that use science

Advanced materials and manufacturing - Employers

Find employers who offer apprenticeships in manufacturing.

Construction - Employers

View some of the larger employers who recruit for apprentices in construction.

Engineering - Employers

Discover some larger employers who offer apprenticeships in engineering.

Health - Employers

Apprenticeships advertised can include healthcare, optical assistant, pharmacy technician, dental nurse and  more…

Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeships (A Level entry) - Employers

Higher / Degree apprenticeships allow you to earn and gain a higher education qualification that is funded. Take a look at the range...

Degree Apprenticeships

Find out about the degree apprenticeship programme in Wales.