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Technicians in the North East

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Drolkyi (not verified)

Servicing and maintaining routine optical microscopes

University of Sunderland

21 July 2016

Getting the right results from a microscope is dependent to a large degree on the condition in which it is being used. This course will show you how to provide maintenance for the microscopes you use or look after and make sure they are set up correctly so that they can perform as they should.

Further information and booking form here


Drolkyi (not verified)

CPD Opportunity for technical staff at Northumbria University

Teaching and learning skills for technical staff

25-26 July 2016

Technical staff are increasingly taking on teaching and demonstrating roles. Whether it is one-to-one training on specific techniques, or small group training and demonstrating, this two day course will equip participants with the tools they need to perform this role and contribute more effectively to the student experience. 

Further information about each of the modules can be found at the following links:

Teaching and learning skills for technical staff, Northumbria University, 25/07/16 (Module 1) and 26/07/16 (Module 2)

The standard price for each module is £200 per participant but if the participant attends both modules the price for both modules is £350.  Further substantial discounts are also available for group bookings of 8 or more.

For further information please contact or ring 01904 328173.