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Take control of your professional development: GSE skills assessment tool

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The Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession are offering its members access to a skills assessment tool designed to track their development, aid career conversations, and access relevant learning opportunities.

What is it?

The tool is cloud based and can be accessed through any browser. It is an interactive skills assessment tool available to all GSE members who want to take control of their professional development. The focus is your personal development, and using the tool is completely optional. It is there to help you think about your career aims, skills, and learning.

What can it offer you?

The skills assessment tool allows you to:

  • stay connected to the GSE profession throughout your career;
  • track your technical skills as a science or engineering professional against the GSE career framework, allowing you to easily assess how developed you are in each;
  • add comments against each technical skill, designed to help you think about and record your personal evidence;
  • track the development of skills that will help you achieve your career aims;
  • access science and engineering related learning opportunities tailored to your development goals;
  • record your learning and development objectives;
  • capture your scientific or engineering specialisms.

Who is it for?

It’s for all scientists and engineers in government. You need to be a GSE member to get an account, so if you’re not yet a member, sign up here.

The tool helps:

  • individuals to track their development and find learning opportunities;
  • managers to help support their team’s development; and
  • organisations to understand what skills and specialisms their people have.

How do I sign-up?

Once you are a member of the GSE profession, contact us at GSE@go-science.gov.uk and we will send you a short form to complete and return. We will then email you with your account details and guides for using the tool.

Questions?

Get in touch with gse@go-science.gov.uk if you any questions about any of this. We hope you enjoy!

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  1. Comment by Tim M posted on

    This will be a great tool to help both engineers and science professionals. Companies like my own could find a database to search for precision engineers and related professionals of great use.

    We are a subcontract precision engineering company who struggle to find skilled people in our field.

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