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Are you willing to work as a technician in the higher education sector? This post will show you how to get a technician job.

Generally, technicians are found in most educational institutions, including colleges. Technicians play a significant role in the academic sector of any college. They are often referred to as the backbone of any higher education institution.

Working as a college technician is both an exciting and revealing experience that comes with so many bonuses you wouldn’t want to pass up. This role is suitable for you if you are more of a “handy person” and you are extremely good at fixing things. If you also have zero problems working full time or part time with students in the higher education sector, teaching them, and also learning a thing or two, you will fit perfectly.

Taking up this opportunity will require certain skills and attributes from you which will include; commitment and dedication towards learning and teaching students, diligence in overall work output, careful attention to detail, high organisational and managerial skills, a good communication skill both in verbally and written.

Patience and a good ability to work with others are attributes your employers will want you to have. You should develop the ability to explain terms succinctly to students that are assigned to you. You should also demonstrate flexibility in other to work with and provide support for a good number of people.

Since the primary role of this job is to assist in teaching students, you should have the ability to learn specific and practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems. You will also need to have excellent record keeping skills and good time management skills in other to work on several different projects at the same time.

Apart from the personal qualifications that will be vital in this position, some educational criteria will also prove advantageous, this will include-

  • A degree in a relevant field
  • Good IT skills such as Microsoft word and excel.
  • Any previous work experience as a technician will also prove helpful.

Taking up this job means you will constantly play the “behind the scenes” role in the institution you work with. You will play an important role in the day to day activities of any research laboratory you are assigned to. You will also be actively involved in tutoring and mentoring students for educational excellence. Some of your core responsibilities will include-

Ensuring that practical teaching areas and workshops are properly managed and maintained.

  • Assisting students with research projects.
  • Maintaining and repairing machines and equipment found in the laboratory.
  • Supporting the work of teachers in classes and laboratory sessions and giving technical advice to staff and students.
  • Liaising with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements, and work plans.
  • Writing reports, reviews, and summaries.
  • Staying up to date with relevant and scientific developments.
  • Dealing with general queries, assisting with the setup, and cleaning of apparatus.
  • Take on further roles as this job may demand.

These responsibilities may vary over time, however as you progress you will take on more responsibility as well as supervision and management of the staff of the laboratory. 

If you meet all the requirements and would like to make the most of this opportunity, then hurry now and start your application.

  • IT Technician

    • Plumpton, Lewes, BN7 3AE
    • £17,475 - £21,739
    • Plumpton College

    Join our team at Plumpton College as an IT Technician, undertaking 1st and 2nd line support across the college to staff and students


  • Maintenance Apprentice

    • Plumpton, Lewes, BN7 3AE
    • Minimum wage plus day release to attend College
    • Plumpton College

    Could you be our new Maintenance Apprentice? This is a great opportunity to learn on the job and an NVQ Level 2 certificate in Maintenance Operations.



    • Eastleigh, Hampshire
    • £22,234 (per annum/pro rata)
    • Eastleigh College

    As the Visual & Creative Arts Technician you will be responsible for providing support to staff and students within the School of Visual & Creative


  • Computer Technician

    • Eastleigh, Hampshire
    • £22,234 per annum
    • Eastleigh College

    The Computer Technician is responsible for IT configuration both hardware and software and the development and maintenance of the College’s communicat


  • Technician - Plumbing

    • Hastings, East Sussex
    • £18,029 to £19,889 per annum pro rata
    • Sussex Coast College Hastings

    We are looking for a Plumbing Technician to join our team at Ore Valley Campus on Permanent basis working 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

  • Technician in Painting and Decorating

    • Colchester, Essex
    • £16,972- £20,650 pro rata. £13,577.60- £16520 per annum
    • Colchester Institute

    The Area of Trowel Occupations are currently seeking a Technician in Painting and Decorating to ensure that workshops are maintained

  • Resource Assistant- Electrical Installation

    • Blackpool, Lancashire
    • £16,880- £19,118
    • Blackpool and The Fylde College

    B&FC are looking to recruit a Resource Assistant specialising within Electrical Installation, based in our newly extended construction skills centr...

  • Senior Science Technician

    • Norwich, Norfolk
    • £23,408 - £24,975, 37 hours a week (pro-rated at term time + 2 weeks £20,291.15 - £21,649.50)
    • City Academy Norwich

    City Academy Norwich are currently seeking to appoint a Senior Science Technician.

  • Music Technician

    • LU2 7EW, Luton
    • £15,248 - £16,449
    • Luton Sixth Form College

    To support the learning of students through the provision of resources and advice, to organise and maintain music facilities/equipment

  • Student support positions in Construction

    • LE2 7LW, Leicester
    • £17,308 - £25,717 pa
    • Leicester College

    A number of opportunities have arisen in the curriculum area of Construction.

  • Become a Plumbing, Carpentry & Joinery Teacher - training and qualifications provided

    • LE2 7LW, Leicester
    • £22,889-£33,486 pa
    • Leicester College

    The successful candidates will join ambitious and enthusiastic teams who are passionate about developing and delivering the highest quality

  • Senior Technician/Instructor – Electrical Engineering

    • Waterlooville, Hampshire
    • Grade 3 - £18,306 to £22,338 - per annum
    • Havant & South Downs College

    Senior Technician/Instructor – Electrical Engineering Grade 3 - £18,306 to £22,338 - per annum Permanent – Full-time The College is seeking to appo...

  • Technician - Cookery

    • Flackwell Heath, High Wycombe
    • £8550.36 per annum.
    • Buckinghamshire College Group

    To provide support for lecturers and the Hospitality Team, in all practical areas of the Department..

  • HE Engineering Technician - Part time - Term time only

    • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
    • Salary starting at £6,704.05 rising to £7,325.85 with experience in the role. (Pro rata of £15,353
    • Peterborough Regional College

    Peterborough Regional College is a large, successful college of further and higher education.

  • Cleaners

    • Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
    • £4,010.22 - £4,184.17 (Full time equivalent £15,218.00)
    • Kirklees College

    You will be required to carry out general cleaning duties including, dusting, polishing, vacuuming, cleaning toilets etc.

  • Digital Resource Technician

    • BS23 2AL, Weston-Super-Mare
    • £15k - £16k p.a.
    • Weston College

    Be a part of our multi-campus LibraryPlus team by providing a customer-focussed technology loan and stock control service.

  • Premises Assistat

    • Bodwin, Cornwall
    • £15,065 - £16,932 pro rata
    • Truro and Penwith College

    We are seeking to appoint suitable candidates to assist in the maintenance, upkeep and security of our College Campus in Bodmin. 

  • Technician - Motor Vehicle

    • Southend, Southend-on-Sea
    • £16,258.00 - £17,143.00
    • South Essex College of Further & Higher Education

    The College is looking for an experienced individual to work within the dynamic Engineering and Construction Trades Department.

  • School Science Technician

    • Staffordshire
    • 8.50 - 10.50 GBP Hourly + GBP8.50 - GBP10.50/hour
    • Anonymous

    School Science Technician GBP8.50-GBP10.50 per hour WalsallTemporary/Long-term Position Start Date: ASAP Aspire People are an established education ag