Iain Buchanan

Science Trainer

Iain started his working life as a school lab technician before going on to work in the pharmaceutical industry for over 20 years. Iain worked as an analytical chemist working for SmithKline Beecham and Pfizer testing various products such as the TCP antiseptic range. One of his job roles was as a trainer working with work experience students and new trainees. Iain loved working individuals helping them settle into their new working environment and developing their analytical skills.

When given the opportunity to work again with individuals delivering the new trailblazer apprenticeships he jumped at the chance and gained his QCF (NVQ) Assessor qualification November 2016. Iain is delighted to be joining Youthforce helping them to deliver their apprenticeship programs. Iain is looking forward to helping each apprentice each their personal goals as they start their career journey.

Outside of work Iain likes watching films and getting out to watch live music.