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

Sophy

Welding Technician at Hydram

Sophy used to fix go karts. Now she’s moved on to much bigger things.

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Josh

CEO and Co-Founder at WeGym

A wake up call put Josh on the path to his own technology startup.

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Sam

Robotics Research Technician

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

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Becky

Apprentice Telecoms Technician

As an Apprentice Telecoms Technician, Becky learns about
connecting people. And connecting with people.

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Andrew

Veterinary Technician

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

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Dhanisha

Research Technician at Newcastle University

For Dhanisha, being a lab technician is more than a career.
It’s a state of mind.

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Declan

Assembly Technician

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

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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.

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Sally

Horticultural Technician at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

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

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Are you a technician? What’s your story?