Course Overview


Are you a recently qualified science teacher or newly appointed technician looking to expand your skills?  Perhaps you’re a recent graduate (HNC/HND/degree) looking to work as a technician.  This three-day SSERC accredited course provides you with the relevant qualification to either deliver or to support delivery of microbiology in Scottish schools and colleges.  Why not enhance your employability skills and contact us today for more information?

Course content will include:

  • Preparation and sterilisation of media
  • Autoclave use
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Sub-culturing micro-organisms and record keeping
  • Smear preparation and gram stain
  • Identification of micro-organisms
  • Disinfection and sterilisation
  • Treatment of spillages and safe waste disposal


3 days


£300 (funding options available, click here to find out more)

Course Dates

18-20 August 2020

Email us to book your place now or call 0141 581 2142

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