Essential Health & Safety for D&T Workshop Technicians (S12HS) - Initial Training Course (JG)

Date and Time

Start Date: 7th November 2019

Time: 09:00 - 16:00

Your Price: £180.00

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8 spaces available.

To reserve a place(s) or for further information, contact Jim Green tel 07484 251785 or email


The aim of this H&S 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 provides certification on the D&T Association H&S Training Standards S12HS ‘H&S for Technicians’ and activities will cover:


  • Understanding H&S legislation, documentation and responsibilities
  • Undertaking risk assessment and maintaining control measures
  • Providing effective support for the D&T curriculum
  • Understanding LEV system
  • Essential routine maintenance
  • Ensuring a safe working environment for D&T
  • Managing D&T resources


The course is workshop based and will offer a choice of essential practical activities. Technicians attending the course should bring along suitable aprons/workshop coats and eye protection to use to complete the practical activities.

Following this 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. Refreshments will be provided.

Cost of accreditation is included within the price.


Oxted School, Bluehouse Lane

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