Technicians are vital to society. And their skills are needed now more than ever.

The demand for technicians is growing. Their diverse skills are critical to the UK’s performance in the global business arena. Yet we face a growing skills shortfall.

By training to be a technician, you could work for some of the top employers across the UK. And with opportunities available right now in an incredible range of exciting sectors including music, gaming, aerospace, film, automotive, fashion and more, there has never been a better time to become a technician. Make it happen.

Find out more about the variety of Technician roles.

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Meet the technicians


Veterinary Technician

From school leaver to being an award winner, veterinary technician Andrew is at the top of his field.



Robotics Research Technician

Robots are the future. But Sam is designing, manufacturing and programming them today.



Assembly Technician

As an Assembly Technician for Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP), Declan lives life in the fast lane.


Max & Steve

Sports Research Technician and Technical Manager at Loughborough University

Steve and Max are the technician dream team behind some of the UK’s best sporting innovations.



Horticultural Technician at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

To find her ideal job as a Horticultural Technician, Sally simply followed her passion.



Apprentice Quality Control Technician

As football team captain, Liam took responsibility. To be a quality technician he must do the same.



Apprentice Broadcast Engineer at BBC

Jahangir enjoys solving problems. A chance to work at the BBC was the best possible solution.



RAF Instructor

Emma has fifteen years’ experience as an RAF technician. Now she helps others get their careers off the ground.



SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Engineer

Gabriel writes the code that unlocks the awesome potential of wind power.


Are you a technician? What’s your story?