James wanted to be a sound engineer after leaving school and decided to take a BTEC in music technology and a Science A-level at college. Whilst at college a teacher told him about the possibility of gaining a degree whilst working at his local hospital. Through hard work and dedication his completed a degree in clinical technology and now hopes to start a Masters.
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DescriptionJob holders in this unit group perform a variety of technical support functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 311: Science, Engineering and Production Technicians.
QualificationsEntry 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.
- 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.
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