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Course description


You will be able to:

  • enhance and apply new skills and knowledge in practical work
  • discuss and describe ways to improve practical work and the technical system in your school or college
  • explore updates to the technicians profession


The Association for Science Education

The National Technicians Conference is run in partnership with the Association for Science Education (ASE).

Last year’s conference attracted over 250 technicians to this inspiring and popular event. The programme offered a wide variety of relevant workshops and lectures.

"This is my third year and this has been the best yet, you always come away with new knowledge and ideas."
Past participant

The conference programme runs over two days with the same optional workshops on both days, giving you the opportunity to attend a greater mix of sessions. You can choose to attend either one or both days. If you are planning on attending both days you will need to book each day separately Here are the links Day 1 (2 July) and Day 2 (3 July).

The conference is now open for bookings; all participants who book onto the conference will be given the first opportunity to book the optional sessions once these are confirmed.

Accommodation and evening meals are not included in the course fee; however, our team can advise on accommodation available near to the conference. Please note that on-site accommodation is only available to participants attending both days of the conference on a first come basis. To request accommodation, please email

If you are attending the National Technicians' Conference on both days and you wish to apply for the Enthuse Award, you only need to submit 1 application to cover both days. To ensure that your application is linked to both conferences, you must ensure both course codes are entered under question 5 of the on-line application. Please type the following text as your answer to question 5: NY609a13 and NY609b13.

In answer to question 3 of the application Application ID (booking reference), please use the application ID for day 1 of the conference (NY609a13) which is also listed above. Please do NOT put both Application ID's on your application.




ENTHUSE Awards are bursaries which are available to teachers, lecturers, teaching assistants and technicians from state funded schools, academies or colleges across the UK. ENTHUSE Awards contribute towards the costs of attending world-class continuing professional development (CPD) provided by the National Science Learning Centre.

Shortly after your application you will be emailed a link to the electronic Impact Identifier and ENTHUSE Award application form. Simply complete this form to apply for your bursary. For further information see our ENTHUSE Awards page

Keeping in Touch

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Usual duration

1 day

Course code

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