Science, Engineering and Production Technicians

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of technical support functions.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 17,645
£ 29,258
£ 43,203

Available jobs

In the past year there were 43,498 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Sets up school laboratories for demonstrations and experiments, operates and maintains equipment and supports the teaching of students.

  • Otherwise assists technologists as directed.

  • Performs calculations and records and interprets data.

  • Undertakes tests and takes measurements and readings.

  • Sets up apparatus for experimental, demonstration or other purposes.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Quantity Surveying

  • Project Management

  • Construction

  • Surveying

  • Procurement

  • Demolition

  • Subcontracting

  • Risk Analysis

  • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

  • Auditing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Teaching

  • Problem Solving

  • Planning

  • Research

  • Organizational Skills

  • Operations

  • English Language

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.