What's it like to be a Technical Officer?
Technical Officers provide maintenance, support and advice to employees about an organisation’s systems and facilities. Technical Officers may be employed within different industries such as construction, education, engineering and information technology.
Technical Officers usually need to have computer literacy skills, in addition to the ability to work unsupervised and within a team.
Excellent communication skills are vital for Technical Officers, as are strong time management and organisational skills
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How to become a Technical Officer
- Decide which industry you want to work in. There are a range of different technical officer positions such as Agricultural Technical Officers, Forest Technical Officers, Telecommunications Technical Officers and Laboratory Technical Officers.
- Investigate what qualifications or experience you need according to the sector. For example, to work as a Medical Technical Officer you may need a Diploma of Laboratory Technology (MSL50118), and within the electrical industry you’ll need an unrestricted electrical licence
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