Support for Organisations

Find out how we help higher education and research institutions strengthen their technical workforce.


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We help UK higher education and research institutes strengthen their technical workforce, who are vital for world-class research, innovation and education.

We also work with funders, professional bodies and partners to actively advocate for technicians.

The support we offer organisations is based on data and insights about the UK technical community and workforce. 


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Find out how we help develop the skills and careers of technical professionals.

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Support for organisations  

Our work provides funding opportunities for universities and research institutes to kick-start a future pipeline of technical staff and solutions to recruit and retain the best technical experts.

From T Level industry placement support, to becoming a Technician Commitment signatory or supporter, discover how we can help your organisation.

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ITSS Consulting 

ITSS Consulting supports organisations in the higher education sector to overcome barriers and future-proof technical teams.

Funding call: Physics Technical Apprentices

UK higher education and research institutions can apply for a share of £200k to kick-start investment into a new generation of technical apprentices in physics.  

Host T Level industry placements

Become a T Level industry placement host and kick-start the next generation of technical careers in health and science, engineering and manufacturing and digital.

Become a Technician Commitment signatory

Join a growing community of more than 100 signatories and supporters who have pledged to ensure the visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability of their technical staff.

Technical Career Pathways Lab

Senior technical leaders, senior technicians and HR professionals who are interested in exploring the technical career pathways discipline can engage with our plans to create a Technical Pathways Lab working group.