1st National Centre for Professional Technicians in HEIs Launched

1st National Centre for Professional Technicians in HEIs Launched

Sheffield University in partnership with the IST launches the first national centre for professional technicians in HEIs

The National Centre for Technical Development and Modernisation will work to improve efficiency by providing a national framework for standardised job titles, grading and career pathways across the technical workforce. It will also examine and signpost best practice in areas of technical training and development.The expertise of the team at the new national centre is available to universities across the UK.

What is the IST – Institute of Science & Technology?

The Institute of Science & Technology is the professional body for specialist, technical and managerial staff. Whilst we have been serving our members for over 50 years, our aim is to continually move forward and expand our horizons so that we can best position ourselves to support our members and their needs within the ever-changing and challenging 21st century.

We reach out to provide focused, professional support to a wide group of specialist, technical, and managerial colleagues in a broad range of environments such as science, engineering, arts, industry, local authorities, schools, FE, HE, research/analytical/health facilities, government departments and many more in the UK and overseas.

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