About the Technical Academy

A dedicated platform for all our technical staff, to deliver the skills and career development essential to supporting the Birmingham Technician both today and in the future.

technician-media-centreAims and objectives

  • Supporting the skills, professional and career development of all technical staff
  • To recognise and value the contribution that the technical staff make to the achievements of the University
  • Ensure that UoB fulfils its obligations as a signatory to the Science Council’s ‘Technician Commitment’
  • Ensuring that the technical workforce has the skills, capacity and behaviours required to meet the challenges of teaching and research in a leading global university

The Technical Academy/Birmingham Technician is part of the Birmingham Professional, which affirms our commitment to, and our expectations of, Professional Services staff across the University.

The Technical Academy will deliver a tailored programme of events and training specifically designed to enhance skills and professional development of technical staff.