Essential H&S for D&T Workshop Technicians
The aim of this new D&T Association training course is to provide both new and existing workshop technicians with the essential knowledge and understanding of H&S that will help them to provide quality support to staff and students in schools and colleges.
Who should attend the course?
This training will benefit all workshop technicians in Secondary schools, colleges and other education establishments. The course is suitable for both new technicians wishing to gain a basic understanding of H&S and best practice within a modern D&T department, and will also be of benefit to experienced technicians wishing to extend their existing knowledge and understanding of H&S.
Content of the course
The course will cover training and certification on the D&T Association H&S Training Standards ‘S12HS H&S for D&T Technicians’. Technicians attending this workshop-based course will undertake a variety of activities to develop their knowledge and understanding of the following topics, i.e.:
• Understanding H&S legislation and documentation
• Supporting the D&T curriculum
• Ensuring a safe working environment for D&T
• Managing D&T resources
• Establishing maintenance procedures
Following this introductory course, the D&T Association advises all technicians to attend further training to achieve certification on the Specialist and Specialist Extension Level H&S Training Standards, and in order to develop their practical knowledge, skills and understanding of working across the range of machinery and equipment used in D&T workshops.
How to apply
D&T Association Registered Design and Technology Health and Safety Consultants (RDTHSCs) have already been accredited to deliver this training in schools and colleges.
Please review the consultant directory to find a suitable trainer.
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