Creating a sustainable future for technical staff and services

£1.125 million invested in our new National Technician Development Centre.
Based in Sheffield, our National Technician Development Centre for Higher Education will tackle the shortage of specialist technical skills in the Higher Education sector.
The National Centre, which launched in January 2018, is co-funded by the Office for Students, The University of Sheffield and other partners. 
The National Technician Development Centre for Higher Education is available to universities across the UK and provides HE Institutions with access to information, expertise and tools that will enable them to create a sustainable future for their technical staff and services.

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Do you have skills in survey development and data analysis? Then come and work with us! Find out more about the full time role, based in Sheffield, and apply by midnight on the 17th of October
Please contact us if you have any questions about the role.

Terry croft presenting Latest news on National Technician Development Centre at Newcastle @NU_Technet @FMSDiversityNCL @UniofNewcastle #TMIH

Dr John Hogan, Registrar @UniofNewcastle receiving partner affiliate certificate to National Technician Development Centre @NTDCtweets from @TerryCroft at today's @NU_Technet event


@TerryCroft now presenting at @NU_Technet event @UniofNewcastle on work of National Technician Development Centre @NTDCtweets

Another 100+ technicians at University network event @NU_Technet @FMSDiversityNCL @NewcastleMedSch @

All technicians your @NU_Technet needs your stories, contact the events team @lreed14 tell us your successes, what you are proud of - let's raise the profile of technicians @UniofNewcastle

Excellent turnout at today's @NU_Technet event from technicians, first presentation on role of Design Unit @UniofNewcastle from Derek Wandless


It's great to be at the @NU_Technet event today! Lots of amazing work being done to support technicians at Newcastle by @MelLeitch @LindaJRobinson and everyone - find out more here:

Thanks everyone for attending the event. If you have any questions, or feedback then please tell us at Thanks to all our fantastic speakers and thank you to @sheffielduni @Sheffunistaff for your amazing support. #MakeItHappen @TechsCommit


Very motivating and brilliant talks from Natalie Kennerley @NTDCtweets on their fantastic work, Professor Dave Petley and his experience working with #technicians to advance his research and @kellyvere who spoke about @TechsCommit. Thank you for attending, very much appreciated.

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