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Levante Beach, Benidorm 

Specialist Extension Level Course

S12HS - Essential Health and Safety for DT Technicians
Aim of the course
The aim of this new D&T Association H&S training course is to provide both new and existing workshop technicians with essential knowledge and understanding of H&S to help them provide quality support to staff and students in schools and colleges.

Who should attend the course?
This training will benefit all workshop technicians in Secondary schools, colleges and other education establishments. The course is suitable for both new technicians wishing to gain a basic understanding of H&S and best practice within a modern D&T department, and will also be of benefit to experienced technicians wishing to extend their existing knowledge and understanding of H&S.

Content of the course
The course will cover training and certification on the D&T Association H&S Training Standards S12HS ‘H&S for Technicians’ and includes 5 topics, i.e.

Technicians attending the course will undertake a variety of activities to develop their knowledge and understanding of these 5 topics. The course is workshop based, and technicians attending the course should bring along suitable aprons/workshop coats and eye protection to use to complete the practical activities.

Following this introductory course, the D&T Association advises all technicians to attend further training to achieve certification on the Specialist and Specialist Extension Level H&S Training Standards, and in order to develop their practical knowledge, skills and understanding of working across the range of machinery and equipment used in D&T workshops.

Useful Documents

PPE - Guidance
 HSE - Eyes and Face Protection

 HSE - Hearing Protection
 HSE - Over Protection

 The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
 COSHH Symbols - old and new
 COSHH Assessment blank form (pdf)

 COSHH Assessment editable blank form (MS Word)
 HSE - Toxic Woods


COSHH - Data Sheets
 NUT - Dust
 Linseed Oil
 Tin/Lead Soft Solder
 Dylon Fabric Paint
 Mr Muscle Oven Cleaner

 CLEAPPS L254 Health and Safety of D&T Workshop Equipment
 Maintenance Schedules adapted from CLEAPPS L254