Technicians: Health and Safety RX023 / LC01

Start date
22 Sep 20
3 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


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


"This course has helped me immensely, so thank you very much!" Jan"It has been really helpful and thought provoking. Thank you" Nikki





 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 basics22 September 202013:30-14:30Virtual
2. Introduction to effective H&S - tackling the basics "25 September 202013:30-14:30Virtual

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

Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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