Technicians: Health and Safety RX023 / A11

Start date
9 Jul 20
3 Hours
Virtual, Adobe Connect, Remote delivered CPD View on Google Map
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Last chance to book and complete this remote course before September.

Technicians are at the heart of every science department, playing a crucial role in supporting effective practical work. With this comes a role in ensuring that the department is safe.  Develop a good foundation for carrying out effective health and safety, to support you in your job, but also to support teachers and students. 

Laura Moyns, the course facilitator, is an experienced Senior Science technician, a Senior Facilitator for STEM Learning and is RSciTech registered.

Technicians who have previously completed this course have said:

"It's been really informative and useful." Libby

"Thanks very much for a great course!" Sara

"Thank you for this course good to have reminders." Claire

"Lots of ideas for improvements. This has been great. Really appreciate having the opportunity to do this course online. Thank you." Rachel

"Gap task was very useful. Good to see so many examples of RA." Tracey


You will be able to:

  • understand the key areas of concern in science departments
  • identify good practice in risk assessments for technician and teacher activities
  • use good practice to audit labs, prep rooms and stores

Book now and you will be automatically registered for the scheduled sessions for the course. Remote CPD courses have live, facilitator-led sessions and are not available for instant access. Please refer to the schedule of dates published for each course instance.


There is a participant led gap task between session 1 and 2.


1. Introduction to effective H&S - tackling the basics09 July 2020 13:30-14:30
2. Auditing maintenance and record keeping14 July 2020 13:30-14:30

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£60.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£30.00 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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