Techniques for Senior Phase Biology NS237 / A22

Start date
1 Mar 23
2 Days
SSERC, Unit 1-2, Pitreavie Court, Pitreavie Business Park, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline KY11 8UU View on Google Map


This 2-day courses will focus on a range of practical techniques that support the delivery of the NQ biology courses, including N4, N5, Higher and Advanced Higher biology. This will include techniques such as PCR, electrophoresis, enzyme studies, chromatography and bioinformatics. 

To apply for this course please contact SSERC directly ( who will forward you the necessary information. Shortly after the published closing date for applications the Administration Team at SSERC will send to successful applicants:

confirmation of an offer of a place on the course together with details on enrolment proceduresinformation on ENTHUSE funding and how to apply for such a subsidya set of terms and conditions which you must meet in order to qualify for an ENTHUSE subsidyIf you are a supply teacher you may still qualify for an ENTHUSE subsidy – please contact SSERC to establish your eligibility

Who is it for?

Teachers of N4, N5, Higher and AH Biology (and human biology) in Scotland     

What topics are covered?

Electrophoresis PCR Bioinformatics Chromatography Centrifugation Enzyme studies Inhibition studies Fieldwork 

How will you learn?

Face to face

How long is this course?

2 days    


Develop confidence in delivering practical sessions to support NQ Biology courses. New ideas in how to support the curriculum with practical activities to engage learners. A range of supporting electronic resources to deliver practical activities in school. A range of materials/giveaways to support the practical delivery of activities back in school. 


Techniques for Senior Phase Biology01 March 202309:30-16:00SSERC
Techniques for Senior Phase Biology02 March 202309:30-16:00SSERC

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* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£400.00
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£400.00Subsidy available*£320.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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