Technician Courses 

We have a variety of CPD courses running over the next few months and are constantly adding new courses so do check back soon. 

If there is anything you would want to see here or if you have any questions don't hesitate to contact us. We hope to see you at one of our courses soon!

*OFFER* Teacher (or Technician!) Release Payments (TRP) - Some of our courses have a TRP available to maintained schools when booking. This is a payment to enable your school to release you for the course, this can go towards supply cover or provisions. Look out for TRP in our course list below and contact us to book with one of these offers. 

You will need to pay the full amount up-front, 8 weeks after attending the course you will be refunded the percentage specified on the offer. If you have any questions please contact us.

Upcoming Courses and Events

The Secondary Science Conference 2024

The Secondary Science Conference 2024 

For technicians - Book now!

SPECIAL OFFER 

Contact us at hubs@scd.herts.sch.uk

Technicians & New science teachers as Demonstrators - 21st May - Remote - 10.00 to 13.00 - £75 (50% TRP for Bucks, West Herts & East Berks) / £150 - Info and booking 


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.

Technicians supporting Biology  - 13th June - Remote - 10.00 to 13.00 - £75 (50% TRP for Bucks, West Herts & East Berks) / £150 - Info and booking 

This course is for Technicians supporting Biology in Secondary Schools. It includes Biology Preparation Tips, Biology Practical Troubleshooting and A Range of Biology practicals for KS3 and KS4.

Technicians supporting Physics - 20th June - Remote - 10.00 to 13.00 - £75 (50% TRP for Bucks, West Herts & East Berks) / £150 - Info and booking 


This course is for technicians supporting Physics in secondary schools. We will cover; Physics Equipment Support, Physics Practical troubleshooting and Range of Physics Practical's and Equipment for KS3 and KS4. There will also be a Physics overview of Circuits, Magnets, Forces, Static Electricity, Light and Sound 

Finally you will explore Radioactivity, Core Practical's, Convection and conduction, Physics Toys and ideas.

CLEAPSS - Health and Safety for Science Technicians 

St Clement Danes School, Chorleywood - 9.30-16.00 - £160 members/£320 non-members

- 25th June - Info and booking

Develop a strong understanding of Health and Safety in your labs and your responsibilities as part of this.

Leadership for Technicians - 27th June - Remote - 10.00 to 13.00 - £75 (50% TRP for Bucks, West Herts & East Berks) / £150 - Info and booking


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

Annual Secondary Science Conference - 4th July -  St Clement Danes School, Chorleywood - 9.00-15.45 - £100/£200* - Info and booking

Join us for this annual conference for science technicians which includes a full day of practical ideas and activities including keynote and workshop sessions throughout the day for biology, chemistry and physics. Connect with your fellow technicians and browse our marketplace in the break times. 

CLEAPSS - Radiation Protection Supervisor Training - please note - this course is for teachers however some schools like to have a technician as an additional certificate holder.

St Clement Danes School, Chorleywood - 9.30-16.00 - £160 members/£320 non-members

- 10th July 2024 - Info and booking

Ensure you are up to date with all you need to know about Radiation Protection and how to manage your resources.

*State funded school or college price/Fee-paying school or college price (independent)