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Town Planning Assistant or Technician

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A town planning assistant or technician provides practical and technical support for town planners. Duties are varied and include giving advice to the public and administration duties.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for town planning assistants or technicians range from £17,500 to £22,000 a year. With experience this can rise to over £26,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
11823
2.2 %
RISE
2023
12088
  United Kingdom
2018
134327
2.3 %
RISE
2023
137481

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What Does it Take?

You need:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
Tel: 0344 994 8800
E-mail: scotland.apprenticeships@citb.co.uk
Website: http://www.citb.co.uk
Website (2): http://www.citb.co.uk/bconstructive
Twitter: @CITB_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citb.uk/

CITB is the Sector Skills Council which covers a wide range of sectors in the development and maintenance of the built environment. Its careers website (bconstructive.co.uk) provides a wide range of information on jobs in the construction industry.

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
Tel: 020 7929 9494
E-mail: careers@rtpi.org.uk
Website: http://www.rtpi.org.uk
Twitter: @RTPIPlanners
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoyalTownPlanningInstitute/

RTPI's website has a new education and careers section with lots of useful information on planning as a career.

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