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  • Upcoming Design and Technology Courses

    Visit our Learning Zone and search to book on any of the courses below using the course title or suggested keywords.

    Click here to view our upcoming Primary D&T courses.
    Click here to view our upcoming Secondary D&T courses.

  • Our latest Design and Technology training offers

    The training delivery model for individual courses is identified in the course titles on the Learning Zone as follows:

    Webinar – virtual training via Microsoft Teams
    Blended – courses that are a mixture of virtual and face to face training
    No categorisation – venue based training


    • Take a look at the Primary Design & Technology learning opportunities available to book:

      To search for a specific course, type the course title or keywords in the 'Find Learning' box.

      Spring Term 2024

      Spring 23-24 Termly Design and Technology Support Group Workshop

      Keyword Search: Spring Tech Support

      This termly workshop will offer a valuable opportunity for teachers to participate in practical activities and meet other teachers to share ideas and thoughts about design and technology in the classroom. Participates will gain inspiration and ideas for different starting points and projects for all year groups across the primary age range.  This term we will be exploring the use of computer aided design (CAD) and programming and control (making things move) to enhance the primary curriculum in D&T.

      26 February 2024 – Havant

      27 February 2024 – Alton/Petersfield

      04 March 2024 – Basingstoke

      05 March 2024 – Winchester

      18 March 2024 – Fareham and Gosport

      20 March 2024 – New Forest

      21 March 2024 – Farnborough and Aldershot

      Price: Sub £145 / SLA £120 / Full £174
       
      Supporting Pupils with SEND in Design and Technology in Primary School 23-24 (Webinar) – 28 February 2024
      Keyword Search: SEND Tech Primary

      Practical guidance on how you might advise teachers when planning to support children with special educational needs in design and technology. This course offers a hands-on practical approach to supporting children in Design and Technology with the aim of improving access to the curriculum and improving outcomes for all. Specifically tailored for the primary curriculum.

      Price: Sub £170 / SLA £140 / Full £204

       
      Planning, Progression and Assessment in Primary Design and Technology 23-24 (Webinar) – 19 March 2024
      Keyword Search: Planning Tech

      Practical guidance to provide the necessary background information and possible strategies to enable subject leaders in design and technology to make appropriate assessment, recording and reporting arrangements for their own schools.

      Price: Sub £140 / SLA £105 / Full £168

       

      Summer Term 2024

       

      Summer 23-24 Termly Design and Technology Support Group Workshop 

      Keyword Search: Summer Design Technology

      This workshop will offer a valuable opportunity for teachers to participate in practical activities and meet other teachers to share ideas and thoughts about design and technology in the classroom. Participates will gain inspiration and ideas for different starting points and projects for all year groups across the primary age range.

      22 April 2024             Alton / Petersfield

      23 April 2024             Basingstoke

      29 April 2024             Eastleigh and Romsey

      30 April 2024             Fareham and Gosport

      13 May 2024             Farnborough and Aldershot

      14 May 2024             Havant

      20 May 2024             New Forest

      Price: Sub £155 / SLA £125 / Full £186

      Being a Design and Technology Subject Lead in the Primary School 23-24 – 7 May 2024

      Keyword Search: Design Subject

      The course will give new and aspiring Design and Technology subject co-ordinators confidence in leading and managing their subject.

      Participants will learn how to

      • Advocate confidently for Design and Technology as a subject in their school.
      • Plan effectively in the long, short and medium term.
      • Assess children's progress in the subject.
      • Create an action plan for developing Design and Technology provision.

      Price: Sub £215 / SLA £150 / Full £258

      Exploring the Work of Other Designers in Primary Design and Technology 23-24 – 20 May 2024

      Keyword Search: Exploring Work

      Participants will gain knowledge of how to meet the National Curriculum requirement that children at primary school learn about the work of other designers. 

      Price: Sub £170 / SLA £120 / Full £204

      Level 2 Food Safety Training - Foundation Certificate 23-24 (Webinar) – 21 May 2024

      Keyword Search: Food Foundation

      This course reinforces the importance of food safety and provides learners with an understanding of how to identify and control food safety hazards in their own workplace.

      This course will help you to support other staff and learners with best practice in food safety. There is also an opportunity for open discussion with the trainer at the end of the session for further support in using this training within a school setting.

      Price: Sub £165 / SLA £125 / Full £198

      Planning, Progression and Assessment in Primary Design and Technology 23-24 (Webinar)2 July 2024

      Keyword Search: Planning Tech

      Practical guidance to provide the necessary background information and possible strategies to enable subject leaders in design and technology to make appropriate assessment, recording and reporting arrangements for their own schools.

      Price: Sub £140 / SLA £105 / Full £168

       

      Supporting Pupils with SEND in Design and Technology in Primary School 23-24 (Webinar)3 July 2024

      Keyword Search: SEND Tech Primary

      Practical guidance on how you might advise teachers when planning to support children with special educational needs in design and technology. This course offers a hands-on practical approach to supporting children in Design and Technology with the aim of improving access to the curriculum and improving outcomes for all. Specifically tailored for the primary curriculum.

      Price: Sub £170 / SLA £140 / Full £204

      Autumn Term 2024

      Autumn 23-24 Termly Design and Technology Support Group Workshop

      Keyword Search: Autumn Tech Support

      This termly workshop will offer a valuable opportunity for teachers to participate in practical activities and meet other teachers to share ideas and thoughts about design and technology in the classroom. Participates will gain inspiration and ideas for different starting points and projects for all year groups across the primary age range.  This term we will be exploring the use of computer aided design (CAD) and programming and control (making things move) to enhance the primary curriculum in D&T.

      23 September 2024             Alton / Petersfield

      24 September 2024             Basingstoke

      30 September 2024             Eastleigh / Romsey

      21 October 2024                  Farnborough and Aldershot

      22 October 2024                  Havant

      11 November 2024              Fareham and Gosport

      27 November 2024              New Forest

      Price: Sub £145 / SLA £120 / Full £174

      Planning, Progression and Assessment in Primary Design and Technology 24-25 (Webinar)12 November 2024

      Keyword Search: Design Progression 24

      Practical guidance to provide the necessary background information and possible strategies to enable subject leaders in design and technology to make appropriate assessment, recording and reporting arrangements for their own schools

      Price: Sub £140 / SLA £110  / Full £168

      Level 2 Food Safety Training - Foundation Certificate 24-25 (Webinar) – 26 November 2024

      Keyword Search: Food Foundation

      This course reinforces the importance of food safety and provides learners with an understanding of how to identify and control food safety hazards in their own workplace.

      Price: Sub £165 / SLA £125 / Full £198

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        Take a look at the Secondary Design & Technology learning opportunities available to book:

        To search for a specific course, type the course title or keywords in the 'Find Learning' box.

        Summer Term 2024

         

        Level 2 Food Safety Training - Foundation Certificate 23-24 (Webinar) – 21 May 2024

        Keyword Search: Food Foundation

        This course reinforces the importance of food safety and provides learners with an understanding of how to identify and control food safety hazards in their own workplace.

        This course will help you to support other staff and learners with best practice in food safety. There is also an opportunity for open discussion with the trainer at the end of the session for further support in using this training within a school setting.

        Price: Sub £165 / SLA £125 / Full £198

         

        Supporting Pupils with SEND in Design and Technology in Secondary School 23-24 (Webinar)11 July 2024

        Keyword Search: SEND Tech Secondary

        Practical guidance on how you might advise teachers when planning to support children with special educational needs in design and technology. This course offers a hands-on practical approach to supporting children in Design and Technology with the aim of improving access to the curriculum and improving outcomes for all. Exploring new approaches and tried and tested best practise. Specifically tailored for the secondary curriculum.

        Price: Sub £235 / SLA £205 / Full £282

         

        Safe Use of Wood Sawing Machines (S1HS) – Initial or Refresher Training15 July 2024

        Keyword Search: Wood Saw

        Course members will undertake a variety of practical exercises over the day to prepare them for the range of woodworking machining processes required to accurately and safely prepare materials within school workshops. Machines covered will include the circular saw, narrow band saw and chop saw.

        Price: Sub £280 / SLA £195 / Full £336

         

        Autumn Term 2024

        Level 2 Food Safety Training - Foundation Certificate 24-25 (Webinar) – 26 November 2024

        Keyword Search: Food Foundation

        This course reinforces the importance of food safety and provides learners with an understanding of how to identify and control food safety hazards in their own workplace.

        Price: Sub £165 / SLA £125 / Full £198

        Safe Use of Wood Sawing Machines (S1HS) – Initial or Refresher Training2 December 2024

        Keyword Search: Wood Saw

        Course members will undertake a variety of practical exercises over the day to prepare them for the range of woodworking machining processes required to accurately and safely prepare materials within school workshops. Machines covered will include the circular saw, narrow band saw and chop saw.

        Price: Sub £280 / SLA £195 / Full £336