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Registered Science Technician (RSciTech)

Professional development is at the heart of ASE activity, as the membership logoorganisation for teachers and technicians passionate about science education. 

In April 2012, the ASE became one of the first organisations to receive a licence to award Registered Science Technician (RSciTech).

Why register?

  • Improve your employability: Professional registers recognise the range of knowledge, experience and professionalism that are sought after by employers.
  • Receive professional recognition: The Science Council has established this new register to ensure professional recognition and development for technicians working across science from education to industry.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to your profession: By maintaining your RSciTech status registration stays valid throughout your career and demonstrates your commitment to your own development.

Not sure whether to apply for RSci or RSciTech?

If you are unsure which register to go for, visit the Professional Registers quick check tool on the website and you will be taken through a range of questions which will suggest which register is for you!

How to apply


  • Check if you meet the criteria.
  • Then apply using the Full Application route. (This is an additional cost)


Cost  Full Application costs £35.

The renewal fee of £20 will be applied to the membership plan at the time your membership is renewed.


Please make cheques payable to "ASE".

To Pay Online click here and select the appropriate option in red at the bottom of the page to pay your initial Application Fee.

For Further Information

Phone: 01707283000 and ask for Suzanne Dickinson. 


Read about the first Registered Science Technicians in the Related Documents below.


Related documents

The New Registers explained EiS January 2012


The New Registers explained EiS January 2012

Article extracted from EIS -February 2013


Anne Bullen RSciTech wrote these words in February 2013 EIS edition 251.

A Step Change for Technicians


EiS article by Nicola Hern November 2012 Education in Science

Case study - Phil Wilson


Case study - Anne Helliar


Case Study - Lynne Rawlings


Case Study - Hilary McCarthy


Case Study - Helen Penn


Profile Selina Coleman RSciTech


Profile Selina Coleman RSciTech

Profile Michelle McGaughey RSciTech


Profile: Michelle McGaughey RSciTech

April 2012 EiS article on fast track to RSci and RSciTech


Page proof of April Education in Science article on fast track to RSci and RSciTech