Technicians Courses

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Technicians Course

Practical Biology for Technicians – Northern Ireland Teachers ONLY


Biology can often be the hardest subject to prepare practicals for, and often requires a bit more thought and creativity in getting things working in the way that teachers and students require. This 3 part course will explore a range of common and innovative biology practicals with lots of hints and tips on how to get them to work. The course will cover a full range of post primary activities including GCSE and A Level. Day 1 plant practicals, plant resources. Day 2 Physiology and dissections (with some data logging), microbiology (overview). Day 3 Microscopy, enzymes, molecular biology (overview)

Who is it for?

Science technicians from Northern Ireland ONLY

What topics are covered?

plant practicals, plant resources, physiology, microbiology, enzymes, microscopy, molecular biology

How will you learn?

remote learning

How long is this course?

3 days (two hours online each day am)


Participants will:

  • experience a range of live biology practical demonstrations
  • gain knowledge on equipment set up, how the practical is used and where to source the equipment
  • share good practice in getting biology to work.

Course Fee £300Bursary Amount £600

24th January, 28th February, 14th March

9.00am - 11.00am tbc


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