Designed for staff who will be undertaking the function of carrying out inspection and testing of portable electrical equipment in schools and colleges. Although the technical content of the course has been kept as straightforward as possible, a basic understanding of electricity and electric circuits is assumed.
Science teaching has a very good health and safety record. Nevertheless science teachers need to be up-to-date with health and safety legislation as there are many potentially hazardous chemicals, living organisms, pieces of equipment and procedures in use in school and college science laboratories.
Each session will...
This one-day practical course is designed as a first introduction for new and/or inexperienced science technicians.
Topics covered include:
introduction to CLEAPSS and keeping up to date
the need for control measures
getting the right chemical and knowing when to ask for help
making solutions safely:...
This one-day discussion-based course explores and shares ideas for good preparation room management.
It is intended for senior technicians and those aspiring to become senior technicians.
Participants are encouraged to bring along pictures of their own preparation rooms to share with the group. These could include...
This one-day practical course will provide technicians with the knowledge and skills required to make most of the simple bends, and other items required for gas preparation, in most science departments. It will also demonstrate how some items of broken glass equipment can be repaired.
Do you lack confidence/experience in providing for school microbiology? This intensive course covers all the essentials of H&S and aseptic technique that are necessary for safe and effective KS3, GCSE and A level microbiology practicals. The course is entirely “hands on” so you will gain confidence as you...
This event takes place at the arable industry's leading technical event, Cereals 2017. The CPD, run in collaboration with the Institute of Agricultural Engineers, will enable teachers to link with the cutting edge research and industry experts to enhance subject knowledge, widen understanding of the technical...
During this day for primary science teachers and coordinators you will participate in:
investigating indicators – in this fun, hands-on activity reflect on strategies for preparing resources, the purpose and power of observations, and the importance of raising questions and supporting open-ended enquiry
We can support you in identifying the CPD support that you need, provide CPD activity directly from our programme of courses, or work with you to tailor the content to meet your requirements and delivered locally to you.