Technicians

Technicians courses. STEM CPD LIVE* Remote delivery science courses and networks for technicians.

The following packages provide opportunities to network and learn with colleagues in the same role in other schools. The sessions are aimed at subject leaders and other key school staff. Each session is professionally facilitated by STEM consultants.

* These courses are live, not recorded, and cannot be watched back at a later date.

BOOKINGS

Online bookings close 24 hours before the course start date. Last minute bookings can be made by email and not the website.

For any queries regarding a course please contact Anna Cummings on STEM@dtsa.org.uk.

FEES

Fees shown are for maintained (state-funded) schools.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for information on Registration, Booking and more.

EP2332 Late Spring Online Network for Technicians at All Levels

RK607 B33

For schools from the Leicester and Northampton areas only. For all other areas, please book onto course RK607 B34.

Remote online science CPD live

Date: 4 March 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
9.30am – 11am
Cost: Free

Late Spring Online Network for Technicians at All Levels

RK607 B34

With recent changes to the science curriculum now embedded in most schools and colleges, challenges still remain in maximising the enjoyment, engagement and success of learners. This course recognises the pivotal role that technical support staff play and provides the opportunity to meet, discuss and share good practice.

DT Computing Network with DTSA

Date: 4 March 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
9.30am – 11am
Cost: £30

Technicians As Demonstrators

RK607 A26

Effective Demonstrations

Are you a science technician or new science teacher that wants to improve your demonstration techniques in the classroom? If so this course will help you understand what makes a science demonstration effective, how to enhance the learning potential of a demonstration, think about what students are learning and how to engage them, health and safety and develop your repertoire of demonstrations

This session will be online with live and video demonstrations to enhance your SOW.

 

For participants from all areas.

Participants from schools in the Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton areas should instead book onto the fully funded course RK607 B55.

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Date: 11 April 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: £120

EP2332 Technicians As Demonstrators

RK607 B55

Effective Demonstrations

Are you a science technician or new science teacher that wants to improve your demonstration techniques in the classroom? If so this course will help you understand what makes a science demonstration effective, how to enhance the learning potential of a demonstration, think about what students are learning and how to engage them, health and safety and develop your repertoire of demonstrations

This session will be online with live and video demonstrations to enhance your SOW.

 

For participants from schools in the Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton areas

All other participants should instead book onto RK607 A24.

Science Chemistry Biology Lab Technician pexels-artem-podrez-5726837

Date: 11 April 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: Free

EP2332 Leadership for Technicians

RK607 B57

Leadership for Technicians

A three hour course for technicians who are in charge of their department or aspire to be.

 

Fully funded for participants from schools in the Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton areas only. 

All other attendees should book onto course RK607 A28.

Non-attendance will be charged £120 to avoid wasting the funding.

Leadership with DTSA

Date: 16 April 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: Free

Leadership for Technicians

RK607 A28

Leadership for Technicians

A three hour course for technicians who are in charge of their department or aspire to be.

 

For participants from all areas.

Participants from schools in the Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton areas should book onto course RK607 B57.

science lab tech

Date: 16 April 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: £120

EP2332 Technicians Supporting Physics

RK607 B53

For participants from schools within Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Northampton.

All other participants from outside of this area should book onto course RK607 A24.

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Date: 30 April 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: Free

Technicians Supporting Physics

RK607 A24

For participants from schools within Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Northampton.

All other participants from outside of this area should book onto course RK607 A24.

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Date: 30 April 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: £120

EP2332 Early Summer Online Network for Technicians at All Levels

RK607 B35

For schools from the Leicester and Northampton areas only. All other areas should book onto RK607 B36.

Science Network - Primary Science Derby SLP

Date: 9 May 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
11am – 12.30pm
Cost: Free

Early Summer Online Network for Technicians at All Levels

RK607 B36

With recent changes to the science curriculum now embedded in most schools and colleges, challenges still remain in maximising the enjoyment, engagement and success of learners. This course recognises the pivotal role that technical support staff play and provides the opportunity to meet, discuss and share good practice.

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Date: 9 May 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
11am – 12.30pm
Cost: £30

EP2332 Technicians Supporting Chemistry

RK607 B54

For participants from schools within Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Northampton.

Participants from all other areas should book onto course RK607 A25.

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Date: 16 May 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: Free

Technicians Supporting Chemistry

RK607 A25

For participants from all areas.

Participants from schools within Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Northampton should book onto the funded course RK607 B54.

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Date: 16 May 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: £120

EP2332 Technicians Supporting Biology

RK607 B52

For participants from schools within Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Northampton only.

All other bookings can be made onto course number RK607 A21.

Science Microscope Chemistry Biology pexels-kindel-media-8325761

Date: 4 June 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: Free

Technicians Supporting Biology

RK607 A21

For attendees from all areas.Participants from schools within the Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton areas are welcome to book onto the fully funded course RK607 B52.

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Date: 4 June 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: £120

EP2332 Late Summer Online Network for Technicians at All Levels

RK607 B37

With recent changes to the science curriculum now embedded in most schools and colleges, challenges still remain in maximising the enjoyment, engagement and success of learners. This course recognises the pivotal role that technical support staff play and provides the opportunity to meet, discuss and share good practice.

 

For schools from the Leicester and Northampton areas only. All other attendees should book onto course RK607 B38.

Meeting Network pexels-tirachard-kumtanom-601170

Date: 26 June 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
9am – 10.30pm
Cost: Free

Late Summer Online Network for Technicians at All Levels

RK607 B38

With recent changes to the science curriculum now embedded in most schools and colleges, challenges still remain in maximising the enjoyment, engagement and success of learners. This course recognises the pivotal role that technical support staff play and provides the opportunity to meet, discuss and share good practice.

STEM Online learning science computing

Date: 26 June 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
9am – 10.30am
Cost: £30

EP2332 Technicians Health and Safety

RK607 B58

Health and Safety for technicians and teachers

This course will cover the basics of health and safety knowledge needed to ensure yourself and your department  are working safely in science education. We will explore common Health and Safety issues, responsibilities, training, emergency measures, systems, security and risk assessments for teacher and technician activities.

 

For participants from schools in the Derby, Leicester, Northants and Nottingham areas only.

All other areas should book onto course RK607 A29.

Non-attendance will be charged £120 to avoid wasting the funding.

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Date: 4 July 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: Free

Technicians Health and Safety

RK607 A29

Health and Safety for technicians and teachers

This course will cover the basics of health and safety knowledge needed to ensure yourself and your department  are working safely in science education. We will explore common Health and Safety issues, responsibilities, training, emergency measures, systems, security and risk assessments for teacher and technician activities.

 

For participants from all areas.

Participants from schools in Derby, Leicester, Northants and Nottingham areas should book onto course RK607 B58.

Technicians' Health & Safety

Date: 4 July 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: £120

EP2332 Organising Your Prep Room

RK607 B56

Organising a Prep Room

Are you a senior technician or a lone technicians running a prep room in your school or college? If you are then this course can help you make sure you are providing an efficient practical service to students in your institution. We will explore, procedures and systems, security, maintenance and checks, time management and storage in this three hour course.

 

Fully funded for participants from schools in the Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton areas only. 

All other attendees should book onto course RK607 A27.

Non-attendance will be charged £120 to avoid wasting the funding.

apparatus science technician pexels-rdne-stock-project-6129892

Date: 9 July 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: Free

Organising Your Prep Room

RK607 A27

Organising a Prep Room

Are you a senior technician or a lone technicians running a prep room in your school or college? If you are then this course can help you make sure you are providing an efficient practical service to students in your institution. We will explore, procedures and systems, security, maintenance and checks, time management and storage in this three hour course.

 

For participants from all areas.

Participants from schools in the Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Northampton areas should book onto course RK607 A27.

science lab laboratory pre room technician

Date: 9 July 2024

Venue: Online
Time:
10am – 1pm
Cost: £120

REGISTRATION, BOOKING AND FEES

Click on these links for more information on how to register, make bookings, fees and other information.

For any other queries regarding a course please contact Anna Cummings on STEM@dtsa.org.uk.

FACE-TO-FACE & PAST COURSES

In-person courses are available in your local area which are great for networking and practicals, and a list of past courses is available to view showing courses we are able to run again on request.

Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire and Leicester, Leicestershire & Northants Science Learning Partnerships (SLP), trading as Developing Teachers of Science Association (DTSA), cover the entire geographical area including Derby, Nottingham, Leicester & Northampton for STEM Learning UK.

Our aim is to allow all staff to support students to ensure they are the best that they can be. We are proud to have provided teachers, technicians and other educators with high impact, subject-specific professional development in science and the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.