CLEAPSS: Supporting Safe Practical Microbiology

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Oct 08, 2019
from 09:30 AM to 04:00 PM


Education CPD+, Leicester

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Do you lack confidence/experience in providing for school microbiology?

This intensive course covers all the essentials of H&S and aseptic technique that are necessary for safe and effective KS3, GCSE and A level microbiology practicals. The course is entirely “hands on” so you will gain confidence as you practice the skills during the day.

At the end of the course you can take away the cultures and plates you have made, to watch them develop.

Course content

  • H&S aspects to comply with the COSHH regulations
  • Skills required for provision of safe equipment and materials
  • Safety aspects when culturing unknown environmental microbes
  • Safe sub-culturing of microbes for student use in lessons
  • Dealing with spillages and contaminated materials
  • Ideas for safe and successful practical activities
  • Disposal

Course structure

The course is delivered as a mixture of a lecture and as a practical workshop.

Entry requirements

You will need to be the science technician in your school.

This course will also run on Wednesday 25 March 2020.

To book onto this Session: call 0116 252 3771 or email or use our Online booking Form

Audience: Science Technicians
Dates: Tuesday 8th October 2019 and Wednesday 25 March 2020
Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Cost: £150 (£280 for non CLEAPSS members).
Tutor: Ai-Linh Tran

All times and details of a session are given as a guide only. Education CPD+ reserves the right to amend these details where circumstances dictate.

Contact Us

Education CPD+
School of Education
University of Leicester
21 University Road

Tel: 0116 252 3771
Fax: 0116 252 5772

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