Working as a science technician: an introduction to the role RC601 / C02

Start date
17 Jun 24
1 Day
The Orme Academy, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle ST5 9JU View on Google Map

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This course will prepare you for your new role as a science technician. We will cover a range of topics including health and safety, policies and procedures and technicians skills. This knowledge will ensure that you will be able to apply what you lean in the classroom to provide an efficient and effective support.


There is a Teacher Release Payment subsidy of 70% for all eligible schools. Please email to request the discount code that must be used at the time of booking.  Please note that this code does not automatically deduct the cost at the point of booking. TRPs will be released back to the school once attendance of the CPD event has been confirmed.

Who is the course leader?

  • Rachael Bailey

    Senior science technician at the Orme Academy for the last 10 years, previous to this I was a senior analytical chemist in the pharmaceutical...


You will be able to:

  • work towards successfully implementing the new skills and knowledge acquired on the course
  • describe and apply policies, procedures and actions that will lead to an effective and efficient technical service
  • describe and explain safety implications and how to address them


Essential skills for new technicians17 June 202410:00-15:00The Orme Academy



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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£200.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£400.00 +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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