Technical Academy

Supporting the skills, professional and career development of all technical staff

The Commitment 4 Key Areas -

VISIBILITYEnsure that all technicians within the organisation are identifiable and that the contribution of technicians is visible within and beyond the institution

RECOGNITIONSupport technicians to gain recognition through professional registration. With the support from the Institute of Science and Technology (IST), working professionals can achieve the very best from their work and professional development and be rewarded for it.

CAREER DEVELOPMENTEnable career progression opportunities for technicians through the provision of clear, documented career pathways

SUSTAINABILITYEnsure the future sustainability of technical skills across the organisation and that technical expertise is fully utilised 

 Watch the video above highlighting the University of Birmingham Technical Academy Launch 2017

Technical Academy Self Evaluation Document [.doc 71kb]- The self-assessment process enables the Technician Commitment Steering Group to gain an understanding of the position of each signatory organisation and the measures to be put in place to ensure that signatories are making progress against the themes outlined in the Commitment. 

 

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