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Design and Technology Technician Development

Now, more than ever, the Technician is being relied on to make a difference — providing students with an extra level of expertise and support

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

Alternatively to search through our open courses visit our find a course page.

Suitable for: Design and technology technicians, working in schools of any type, who are keen to optimise their performance and enhance their skills.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7096WW

Design and Technology technicians have always played an important role in enhancing and improving the quality of learning in this subject. Schools now recognise D&T Technicians as pivotal in a successful D&T department even though the role may vary from school to school. Technicians are unable to fully support the curriculum if they do not know what teachers are trying to achieve or how they can play a role in supporting students' learning. This course will assist all technicians to reach their full potential.

  • Support teachers in delivering the D&T curriculum
  • Help students to make the most of their learning experiences
  • Define your role, responsibilities and job description
  • Develop your role and embrace performance management
  • Manage the workload, administration and timetabling
  • Ensure a safe working environment


Delivering the D&T curriculum
  • Why D&T is so important
  • What’s new in D&T at KS3?
  • Supporting teachers, helping students, managing behaviour
Defining the role
  • Job description
  • Defining the limits
  • Performance management
Managing the role
  • Prioritising your work
  • Manage your day/term/year
  • Student behaviour
Ensuring a safe environment
  • Health & Safety at work
  • Important documents
  • Health & Safety training and accreditation
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