Technicians supporting post-16 science NY638 / A22

Start date
9 Jan 23
3 Days
National STEM Learning Centre, Siwards Way, York YO10 5DD How to find us


This intensive course has been developed for post-16 technicians who will experience all three science subjects; biology, chemistry and physics. It has been designed to bring together a large range of practicals to match A Level specifications from AQA, OCR and Excel and where technicians can review and take back to their institutions.

The course has been developed on six main strands to make sure it's relevant to technicians these six strands include; where to source the equipment, how to set it up, how the practical runs in the classroom, scientific background to the practical, health and safety and the use of technology in the classroom.

How will you learn?

This course will be delivered face to face.

How long is this course?

This is a three day residential course.

Who is the course leader?

  • Helen Rose

    In my heart I am a science technician although my passion is for physics. I am Professional Development Leader for technicians and I have been a...


  • describe effective practicals and new technologies that support students working in post-16 subjects
  • develop new science skills and knowledge in practical work
  • effectively implement engaging post 16 science practicals in their institutions


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This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

The National STEM Learning Centre will be following all government guidance and regulations to minimise risk of Covid-19 transmission, including the deep cleaning of our accommodation and teaching rooms and maintaining social distancing during course sessions and meal times.

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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