Technician Roles, Skills, and Training in Industrial Biotechnology: An Analysis

68 Pages Posted: 9 Jan 2017 Last revised: 3 Apr 2017

Date Written: December 6, 2017

Abstract

This paper examines the duties, skills and training of the technicians who work in industrial biotechnology in the UK. It examines how employers in industrial biotechnology strive to fill technician roles and outlines some of the problems they face in trying to do so, drawing conclusions for policy-makers.

Keywords: Technicians, Apprenticeships, Training, Advanced manufacturing, industrial biotechnology

JEL Classification: J2, J4, J24, J48

Suggested Citation

Lewis, Paul Andrew, Technician Roles, Skills, and Training in Industrial Biotechnology: An Analysis (December 6, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2894834 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2894834

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