Practical Biology for Technicians - Northern Ireland Teachers ONLY NN607 / A22

Start date
24 Jan 23
3 Days
Virtual, Zoom, Remote delivered CPD View on Google Map


Biology can often be the hardest subject to prepare practicals for, and often requires a bit more thought and creativity in getting things working in the way that teachers and students require. This 3 part course will explore a range of common and innovative biology practicals with lots of hints and tips on how to get them to work. The course will cover a full range of post primary activities including GCSE and A Level. Day 1 plant practicals, plant resources. Day 2 Physiology and dissections (with some data logging), microbiology (overview). Day 3 Microscopy, enzymes, molecular biology (overview) 

Who is it for?

technicians from Northern Ireland ONLY

What topics are covered?

plant practicals, plant resources, physiology, microbiology, enzymes, microscopy, molecular biology

How will you learn?

remote learning

How long is this course?

3 days

Who is the course leader?


Participants will:

  • experience a range of live biology practical demonstrations
  • gain knowledge on equipment set up, how the practical is used and where to source the equipment
  • share good practice in getting biology to work. 


1 Practical Biology for Technicians - day 124 January 202309:00-17:00Virtual
2 Practical Biology for Technicians - day 228 February 202309:00-17:00Virtual
3 Practical Biology for Technicians - day 314 March 202309:00-17:00Virtual


Please note - if you work at a state funded school or college in Northern Ireland you will be eligible for the ENTHUSE subsidy upon full attendance on this course

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* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£300.00
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£300.00Subsidy available*£600.00

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

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Additional information

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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