physics technician


Physics technicians monitor physical processes and perform tests for manufacturing, educational or scientific purposes. They work in laboratories, schools or production facilities where they assist physicists in their work. Physics technicians perform technical or practical work and report about their results.

Alternative label

  • physics lab technician

  • reprographics technician

  • nuclear physics technician

  • medical physics technician

  • physicist assistant

  • physics assistant

  • physics laboratory technician

  • health physics technician

  • radiation health technician

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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