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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.

  • Design and Technology course flyers

  • 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


    • Primary

      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.

      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.

      10 June 2024            Basingstoke

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

      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

      Being a Design and Technology Subject Lead in the Primary School 24-25

      1 October 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.

      Price: Sub £225 / SLA £160 / Full £270

      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

      Exploring the Work of other Designers in Primary Design and Technology 24-25

      18 November 2024

      Keyword Search: Exploring Designers

      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 £175 / SLA £125 / Full £210

      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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        Secondary

        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

        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 Training

        15 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

        Do you Want to Teach Design Technology 24-25?

        3 October, 10 October and 17 October 2024

        Keyword Search: Teach Design

        This series of workshops will offer a valuable opportunity for non-subject specialists teachers to up-skill themselves, participate in activities to develop skills/knowledge of the Design and Technology curriculum and meet other teachers to share ideas and thoughts about Design and Technology in the classroom. Participates will gain the knowledge and skills to effectively understand and deliver a successful and relevant Design and Technology curriculum across KS3/KS4. (product design/textiles/systems and control)

        Price: Sub £1085 / SLA £950 / Full £1302

        Do You Want to Teach Food Technology 24-25?

        6 November, 14 November and 20 November 2024

        Keyword Search: Teach Food

        This series of workshops will offer a valuable opportunity for non-subject specialists teachers to up-skill themselves, participate in activities to develop skills/knowledge of the Food Technology curriculum and meet other teachers to share ideas and thoughts about Food Technology in the classroom. Participates will gain the knowledge and skills to effectively understand and deliver a successful and relevant Food Technology curriculum across KS3/KS4.

        Price: Sub £1085 / SLA £950 / Full £1302

        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 Training

        2 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

        Autumn 24-25 Secondary Design and Technology Network

        23 October 2024

        Keyword Search: Secondary Design Autumn

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts.
        • Support effective subject leadership as appropriate to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills, expertise and capacity within school subject leaders and their teams through quality strategic CPD and the sharing of good practice.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Sub £75 / SLA £40 / Full £90

        Spring Term 2025

        Spring 24-25 Secondary Design and Technology Network

        23 January 2025

        Keyword Search: Secondary Spring Design

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts.
        • Support effective subject leadership as appropriate to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills, expertise and capacity within school subject leaders and their teams through quality strategic CPD and the sharing of good practice.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Sub £75 / SLA £40 / Full £90

        Summer Term 2025

        Summer 24-25 Secondary Design and Technology Network

        3 July 2025

        Keyword Search: Secondary Design Summer

        The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

        • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts.
        • Support effective subject leadership as appropriate to each school’s individual context.
        • Develop skills, expertise and capacity within school subject leaders and their teams through quality strategic CPD and the sharing of good practice.
        • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
        • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

        Price: Sub £75 / SLA £40 / Full £90