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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.

Industry Insights

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.

Destinations of Construction Completers July 2018

57% of students went on to other FE study

11% of students went on to an Apprenticeship

3% of students went on to employment

Destinations of Digital Technologies Completers July 2018

58% of students went on to other Further Education at York College

11% of students went on to other Higher Education

3% of students went on to employment

Destinations of Health and Social Care Completers July 2018

49% of students went on to other Further Education at York College

19% of students went on to Higher Education

4% of students went on to employment

Destinations of Science Completers July 2018

63% of students went on to other Further Education at York College

24% of students went on to Higher Education

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