ASE Technicians Leadership Online: Organising your technical service

19 November 2020
09:00 - 15:00

This online technicians event forms part 3 of 3 days of the ASE Technician Leadership series

Event Type: 
Online event

Course description and programme

The course will be delivered using Zoom sessions, which will be held on the same day and will include group work/discussion and power-point slides. Participants will need access to a PC, or laptop or tablet / ipad type device.


9.00-10.30 Systems and procedures

Exploring the many systems and procedures you use in the prep room, what is the best system for your situation? What systems work well and a chance to share good practice with others. We will also look at prioritising your technician time and thinking about what technicians should and should not do.

11.00-12.30 The prep room

What's your prep room like and how can you improve its functionality to enable you to run a more effective service. We'll have a look at chemical and equipment storage and what other spaces can you use.

13.30-15.00 Health and Safety

The role and responsibilities of the senior technicians in terms of the health and safety of the technical service. What you need to know in terms of health and safety and your responsibilities. What makes a good technicians risk assessment and how do we support teaching staff and students to be safe in practical lessons.

This one-day course forms part of the ASE Technicians Leadership Programme.  Remaining modules are:

  • Leading yourself and your team
  • Working with and training others

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