Registered Scientist and Registered Science Technician
The RSC have recently secured a pilot licence from the Science Council to award two new designations: Registered Scientist (RSci) and Registered Science Technician (RSciTech).
A large range of employees working in the chemical science industries and related professions will be eligible for these new registers. If you are in a Technician role, you will be eligible to apply for one of the registers.
How to apply
In order to join the RSci or RSciTech registers through us, you will need to have RSC membership. You may find that your employer will pay for membership of one professional body.
If you do not yet hold RSC membership you can apply online now by following the link. If you prefer not to apply online, you can download a PDF copy of the form and send by post or contact the Membership Department and an application form will be sent by post.
When you are ready to submit an application to RSci or RSciTech download the relevant guidelines and application form below.
Chemistry Technician of the Year
In line with its support and promotion of vocational and technical career paths the RSC will be awarding "Chemistry Technician of the Year" at the General Assembly in November. Three categories will be awarded:
- Technical support in education and further education (with special reference to chemistry)
- Technical support in higher education and research
- Technical support in industry
Recognising individuals that have been working in a technical support role, with a strong basis in chemical sciences, for at least one year.
Details of RSC membership categories and application forms
Professional skills and attributes that applicants are expected to demonstrate for Registered Science Technician
Guidelines for RSci Tech applicants and their mentors
RSciTech Application Form
Refer to the RSciTech Guidelines when completing the form
Professional skills and attributes that applicants are expected to demonstrate for Registered Scientist
Guidelines for RSci applicants and their mentors
RSci Application Form
Refer to the RSci Guidelines when completing the form
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RSci and RSciTech Science Council Registers
Details of new registers
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Contact and Further Information
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0WF
Tel: +44(0)1223 432310