T-levels are qualifications being rolled out in England from September 2020 which will be an ideal route to start many exciting technician roles. Over the next few years, more and more people will be able to pick from a range of T-levels once they’ve done their GCSEs.
Be inspired by some of the technician careers below which T-levels can get you ready for.
Aurelia | Architectural Technician
With this T-level you could also launch your career as a Surveying Technician or a Civil Engineering Technician
Yogi | Software Technician
With this T-level you could also launch your career as a Software Developer or a Gaming Audio Engineer
Jess | Plumbing & Domestic Heating Technician
With this T-level you could also launch your career as a Smart Home Technician or a Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Technician
Gabriel | SCADA (Supervisory and Data Acquisition) Technician
With this T-level you could also launch your career as a Data Analyst or a Data Architect
Alan | Orthotic Technician
With this T-level you could also launch your career as a Pharmacy Technician or a Dental Laboratory Assitant
Dhanisha | Research Technician
With this T-level you could also launch your career as a Food Technologist or an Environmental Technician
Alex | Network Engineer
With this T-level you could also launch your career as a Cyber Security Technician or an IT Solutions Technician
Technicians work on everything from software development to medical research, and these jobs are ideal for people who are inquisitive, practical and great problem-solvers. Take a look below and see if any of this sounds like you.
Discover more about these attributes in our prospectus.
A natural ability to look at a problem logically, to consider all possibilities, before finding the best way forward.
The ability to focus, make sound judgements and accurate decisions.
Being able to make difficult things easy to understand and communicate them to others.
The process of thinking carefully about a subject or idea. Listening carefully, asking the right questions and acting upon what you’ve learnt is key.
To be able to assess the available options and find the correct solution quickly and confidently.
A knack for teaching others how to do something.
Being able to put what you’ve learnt into practice.
Being very careful and accurate, particularly about small details. Real attention to detail gives you the quality control skills needed to pursue a career as a technician.
The ability to define or identify a complex problem, arrive at a number of potential solutions and evaluate, choose and implement the best possible solution.
Possessing a knack for using new technology or creating things on a computer.
Discover more about these skills in our prospectus.
Our real-life stories of technicians show just how broad and interesting technician jobs are. From working on ground-breaking treatments for cancer, developing robots headed for space, or working backstage on best-selling shows; be inspired by reading about how technicians make things happe.Explore all
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