Health & Safety Training

Our Health and Safety training and DATA Accreditation programme provides the essential skills, knowledge, and accreditation for teachers working in workshop environments.  Our registered DT Health & Safety Consultant, Graham Thomas, provides training for DT teachers to develop knowledge, skills, and understanding to manage and maintain a safe and healthy working environment within their department.

The sessions are covered over two days, a day for core and wood and a half day for metal machines as outlined below:

Day 1

9.00-12.30 Health and Safety (CORE)

1.30-4.30 Wood Machines

The morning involves the core understanding of Health & Safety requirements including the writing of risk assessments for activities in the classroom.

The afternoon is spent ‘hands-on’ selecting and using a range of tools and equipment appropriate to Design & Technology project work.


Day 2

1.30-4.30 Metal Machines (option to include Welding, start time of 12:30)


Pricing (including accreditation by DATA) 
  • All 3 sessions – £250
  • 1 day – £200
  • ½day – £100

All sessions are held at Salesian School, Guildford Road, Chertsey, KT16 9LU with lunch/refreshments provided.

If you are interested in finding out more or would like to book on the course please email: mfawccussmith@salesian.surrey.sch.uk