ASE New Technicians: Getting Started

07 October 2021
09:00 - 15:00

Are you a science technician in a school that has recently started (within the last year)? If so, this one day online course can help you.

Event Type: 
Online event
Technician
National
International

About this event

Are you a science technician in a school that has recently started (within the last year)? If so, this one day online course can help you develop your technical service skills and knowledge so you can feel more confident and useful in delivering practical work to students and teachers.

This course has been designed by a specialist in school science technical services and will give you a grounding in the key areas for you to start your professional career as a science technician working in a secondary school.

The course will cover the following areas

· What a technician should and should not do, covering the

roles a technician may undertake in a science department.

· Key areas and issues of health and safety in the technical

service, including areas of responsibility.

· Core skills and how to develop them, making up chemicals,

common equipment you may use and how to use it. (some of these will be demonstrated by the course deliverer).

· Key organisation techniques, requisitions, stock control and

securing your chemicals.

· Next steps and sources of information and the opportunity to

ask questions about technical roles and services.

 

Course Outcomes

Participants will -

· Understand the role of a technician

· Be aware of the key health and safety issues and

responsibilities surrounding a technician’s role

· Evaluate their own development and areas of need

· Develop some key technical skills

· Describe good practice in prep room organisation

 

If you have any queries, please email conferences@ase.org.uk