What are the benefits of membership?
A quarterly newsletter, covering reviews of study days and weekends, reports from National Officers of meetings attended and issues currently affecting technicians, e.g. NVQ.
An invitation to the annual study weekend usually at a reduced rate.
Opportunity to network with other technicians, so you feel part of a group, less isolated and find out what it is really like working elsewhere - which is useful when moving jobs!
Opportunity to build networks of technicians working in a similar area, e.g. education and training, purchasing, DI, IT.
Access to advice on educational issues via the Education Officer.
Access to advice on professional issues via the National Officers and the branch.
An opportunity to air your views on topical issues via the newsletter/branch and bring to the attention of National Officers areas that APTUK should act upon.
Opportunity to become a Branch Officer.
Opportunity to become a National Officer.
Boost membership numbers - a collective voice is louder than the individual.