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Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of technical support functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 311: Science, Engineering and Production Technicians.

Tasks

  • Sets up apparatus for experimental, demonstration or other purposes
  • Undertakes tests and takes measurements and readings
  • Performs calculations and records and interprets data
  • Otherwise assists technologists as directed.

Entry Requirements

Entry varies from employer to employer. Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, a BTEC/SQA award or an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II. Professional qualifications are available and may be required in some areas of work.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £29,000 per annum and can progress up to £31,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 5,178 employed Science, Engineering & Production Technicians N.e.c. in the region.