The Commitment 4 Key Areas -
VISIBILITY - Ensure that all technicians within the organisation are identifiable and that the contribution of technicians is visible within and beyond the institution
RECOGNITION - Support 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 DEVELOPMENT - Enable career progression opportunities for technicians through the provision of clear, documented career pathways
SUSTAINABILITY - Ensure 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.