Mick Cathcart

Mick worked as a qualified carpenter in the construction industry before achieving a B Ed(Hons) in Design Technology in 1997. From there he taught DT for 24 years in both mainstream and special educational settings, working his way up to head of department at a specialist provision for young offenders.

Now as a Registered Health and Safety Consultant for the Design & Technology Association, Mick offers a broad range of Health and Safety training and Curriculum support to DT teachers nationwide. He also runs a successful woodworking business.

Locations: Nationwide


Health and Safety Trainer
S10HS - Grinding and Sharpening
S12HS - Technicians - essential knowledge, skills and understanding
S1HS - Wood Sawing Machines
S2HS - Centre Lathe
S3HS - Casting Non-Ferrous Metals
S6HS - Milling and Machining
S7HS - Wood Turning Lathe
S8HS - Planer/Thicknesser Machines
S9HS - Portable Power Tools
SCHS - Secondary Core
SMHS - (Secondary Materials)
CPD - planning and delivery
Examination analysis
GCSE / GCE planning and delivery
Medium/long term planning
Monitoring & evaluating D&T provision
Overseas work
Rooms and building layout and design
Short term planning
Special SEN & D&T
Subject review & report / prep for OFSTED
Technical quals planning / delivery
Tools, materials, equipment and resources