Support for Technicians

Career Development Support

Tools and resources to support you plan and develop in your career.

Planning Your Own Career Development

The following guide has been put together for technicians to support you plan for your own career development.

Technicians Guide to Planning Your Own Career


Technical Career Pathways

Grade profiles detail the knowledge, skills, experience, and representative work activities that are typical for technicians in grades UE01 to UE10 by grade.

These can be used by staff to compare the differences between two grades and to assess themselves against the expectations of their current grade or aspiring grade to identify any gaps / development needs.


Understanding Your Skills and Strengths

The following guidance from sets out skills and strengths you have to offer.

Prospects Guide - Teaching Technician

Prospects Guide - Animal Technician

Prospects Guide - Research Technician


Further Support

Courses and Resources

Opportunities for Technicians

Technical Vacancies

Career Development Programme