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Specialist Extension level S1 and S8

Date(s): Friday 20th April and Saturday 21st April
Title of course: SPECIALIST EXTENSION LEVEL: WOOD SAWING MACHINES (S1HS) AND PLANER/THICKNESSER MACHINES (S8HS) full accreditation for new award.
Time(s):
9.00am to 4.00pm

Venue: Shirebrook Academy, Nottingham.
Course tutor: Judi Greenhalgh
Course details:

This nationally accredited 2-day practical course will prepare teachers, technicians and support staff in Design and Technology Departments to meet the requirements of the TDA/D&TA Health and Safety Training Standards in Design and Technology and BS4163: 2007 Health and safety for design and technology in schools and similar establishments.

This course will provide 'initial training' on two of the Specialist Extension Levels, i.e. S1HS - WOOD SAWING MACHINES and S8HS - PLANER/THICKNESSER MACHINES.

The course is suitable for those staff who require new certificates on this range of machines. This is not a refresher course for those who already have certificates or whose certificates have recently expired. Course members will undertake a variety of practical exercises over the 2 days 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, compound mitre saw, fretsaws and the combined planer-thicknesser. Course members will receive a course pack covering current legislation and the knowledge, skills and understanding required to safely use this range of woodworking machinery in schools.

Course members who have recently completed the TDA/D&TA Core Level Training, and have submitted their portfolio of evidence for accreditation, will be able to add these 2 course units to their D&TA accreditation.

Cost of training:

£300.00 includes materials and resources to make a successful session.
Cost of accreditation: £25.00 per head for new accreditation
Further details:

To reserve a place please contact Judi Greenhalgh at datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk or ring 07773 461772



Primary Food Curriculum

PRIMARY Food curriculum
Date: 25th April 2012
Title of course: Primary Food and Food safety Level 2
Times: 9am to 4pm
Venue: Premier Inn, Kings Cross, York Way. London.
Course tutor: Judi Greenhalgh

Course details: This one day practical course is aimed at primary teachers who teach food elements in their curriculum, or after school clubs. It is suitable for teachers, HLTS's and D&T coordinators.

It will provide staff with an excellent opportunity to enhance and develop their knowledge, skills and understanding about food and cooking for the primary curriculum, specifically it will:
- increase teachers? confidence through a practical session,
- raise awareness of Health and Safety in teaching about food and nutrition;
- develop a supportive network between schools concerning food issues.
- provide teachers with a recognised Food Safety Level 2 qualification.

The day is broken down into the following two sessions:

1. Four hours spent on completion of the guided learning and exam. Note: an additional two hours of guided learning is required to be completed as pre-work using the Awarding Body's 'Question and Answer' book alongside the Food Safety handbook. (6 hours guided learning in total).
2. A hands-on practical session, using ingredients and relevant resources for KS2. Here, delegates will learn good practice, safe food preparation, recipe selection, safe use of equipment and discuss preparation of risk assessments.
This course fulfils OFSTED's 'safeguarding' criteria.

Cost of training: £250.00 per person including Food Safety level 2 delegate handbook and work book, exam and certificate, ingredients, resources to make a successful day that you can take away with you.

Further details: To reserve a place(s) or further information, contact Judi Greenhalgh on 07773 461772 0r email datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk or Contact Ben Hen-wicks at DATA.

RJH Finishing Systems Ltd - Specialist in Grinding and Polishing

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RJH Finishing Systems
RJH has been involved in the manufacture of grinding, polishing, and linishing machines for over 70 years.

RJH education products lead the market in grinding, polishing, sanding, drilling and vacuum form trimming and finishing machines for Design and Technology (D&T) workshops in schools and colleges.
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Secondary Core Health and Safety Accreditation

Date: Wednesday 25th April 2012
Title of course: secondary core level health and safety accreditation.
Times: 1.30pm till 5.30pm
Venue: Chasewater Innovation centre, Country Park, Pool Road, Brownhills, Staffordshire. WS8 7NL
Course tutor: Judi Greenhalgh

Course details: The Design and Technology Association (D&TA) health and safety standards cover all areas of work within design and technology and are relevant therefore to all teachers/technicians and support staff working in food, graphics, systems and control, textiles and resistant materials

This course will prepare colleagues to meet the D&TA Core Level training standards. Following the training, course members will be required to submit a personal portfolio to show evidence they meet the relevant standards to enable them to apply for national accreditation through the D&TA. This course fulfils OFSTED?s ?safeguarding? criteria.
To be renewed every 3 to 5 years.

Cost of training: £100.00 per person including resources and Free Memory stick with useful resources on. Refreshments also provided.

Cost of Accreditation: £25.00 for new award or ?10.00 renewal.
Specialist Levels Training can be arranged at follow up with portfolio if needed.

Further details: To reserve a place(s) or further information, contact Judi Greenhalgh on 07773 461772 0r email datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk or Contact Ben Hen-wicks at DATA.


Date: Wednesday 25th April 2012
Title of course: Dye Sublimation Work shop session : Textiles (Suitable for Primary and Low ability students)
Times: 9am to 1pm
Venue: Chasewater Innovation centre, Country Park, Pool Road, Brownhills, Staffordshire. WS8 7NL
Course tutor: Judi Greenhalgh

Course details: Using your own laptops to take on the Grid Magic Software ( for a limited time usage) this practical workshop will show you how to generate you own image onto different fabrics. You will then , make a few different items with fabric to take away with you. Schemes of work will be discussed and shown as well as how you can expand on this and turn it into an excellent fundraiser for your school.

Cost of training: £150.00 including refreshments and resources.

Further details: To reserve a place(s) or further information, contact Judi Greenhalgh on 07773 461772 0r email datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk or Contact Ben Hen-wicks at DATA.


Date: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Title of course: secondary core level health and safety accreditation.
Times: 12.30 pm to 4.30pm
Venue: Gladstone Pottery Museum, Uttoxeter road, Longton, Stoke on Trent. ST3 1PQ
Course tutor: Judi Greenhalgh

Course details: The Design and Technology Association (D&TA) health and safety standards cover all areas of work within design and technology and are relevant therefore to all teachers/technicians and support staff working in food, graphics, systems and control, textiles and resistant materials

This course will prepare colleagues to meet the D&TA Core Level training standards. Following the training, course members will be required to submit a personal portfolio to show evidence they meet the relevant standards to enable them to apply for national accreditation through the D&TA. This course fulfils OFSTED?s ?safeguarding? criteria.
To be renewed every 3 to 5 years.

Cost of training: £100.00 per person including resources and Free Memory stick with useful resources on. Refreshments also provided.

Cost of Accreditation: £25.00 for new award or ?10.00 renewal.
Specialist Levels Training can be arranged at follow up with portfolio if needed.

Further details: To reserve a place(s) or further information, contact Judi Greenhalgh on 07773 461772 0r email datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk or Contact Ben Hen-wicks at DATA.









Secondary Core Health and Safety Accreditation

Date: 26th March 2012
Title of course: secondary core level health and safety accreditation.
Times: 12.30pm till 4.30pm
Venue: Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills, Derby Road, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire.DE4 3PY
Course tutor: Judi Greenhalgh

Course details: The Design and Technology Association (D&TA) health and safety standards cover all areas of work within design and technology and are relevant therefore to all teachers/technicians and support staff working in food, graphics, systems and control, textiles and resistant materials

This course will prepare colleagues to meet the D&TA Core Level training standards. Following the training, course members will be required to submit a personal portfolio to show evidence they meet the relevant standards to enable them to apply for national accreditation through the D&TA. This course fulfils OFSTED?s ?safeguarding? criteria.
To be renewed every 3 to 5 years.

This course is suitable for GTP students, Teachers, technicians and health and safety governors.

Cost of training: £100.00 per person including resources and Free Memory stick with useful resources on. Refreshments also provided.

Cost of Accreditation: £25.00 for new award or£10.00 renewal.

Specialist Levels Training can be arranged at follow up with portfolio if needed.

Further details: To reserve a place(s) or further information, contact Judi Greenhalgh on 07773 461772 0r email datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk or Contact Ben Hen-wicks at DATA.

Secondary Core Health and Safety Accreditation

Date: 19th March 2012
Title of course: secondary core level health and safety accreditation.
Times: 12.30pm till 4.30pm
Venue: Open University, Hammerwood Gate, Kents Hill, MK, MK7 6BY
Course tutor: Judi Greenhalgh

Course details: The Design and Technology Association (D&TA) health and safety standards cover all areas of work within design and technology and are relevant therefore to all teachers/technicians and support staff working in food, graphics, systems and control, textiles and resistant materials

This course will prepare colleagues to meet the D&TA Core Level training standards. Following the training, course members will be required to submit a personal portfolio to show evidence they meet the relevant standards to enable them to apply for national accreditation through the D&TA. This course fulfils OFSTED?s ?safeguarding? criteria.
To be renewed every 3 to 5 years.

This course is suitable for GTP students, Teachers, technicians and health and safety governors.

Cost of training: £100.00 per person including resources and Free Memory stick with useful resources on. Refreshments also provided.

Cost of Accreditation: £25.00 for new award or £10.00 renewal.
Specialist Levels Training can be arranged at follow up with portfolio if needed.

Further details: To reserve a place(s) or further information, contact Judi Greenhalgh on 07773 461772 0r email datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk or Contact Ben Hen-wicks at DATA.

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Paediatric First Aid Course

Date: Wednesday and Friday 9th and 11th May 2012.

Venue: Newbridge High School, Forest Road, Coalville, Leics.


Timings: Start time 08.45hrs - Finish 15.30hrs Approximately each day.

Cours Tutor: Judi Greenhalgh/Danny O'Brian

Course details: The Paediatric First Aid course is designed to train staff to provide immediate first aid care for infants and children. This course
also includes adult essential skills in basic life support as they differ from the skills of the infant and child.

This course meets the first aid requirements of OfSted for the Early Years Foundation Stage standards, the National Childminding Association,
the Pre-School Learning Alliance, and the Department for Children, Schools and Families Sure start guidelines for Paediatric First Aid.

The Paediatric First Aid course which includes adult basic life support skills also meets the recommendations of the HSE Health and Safety at
Work Regulations for Appointed Persons in the Workplace.

Cost of training: ?125.00 for the two days including refreshments, books and course materials and certificate.

Further details: To reserve a place(s) or further information, contact Judi Greenhalgh on 07773 461772 0r email datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk .

NAAIDT Newsletter Summer 2010

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Message from the President
Annual Conference 2011
NAAIDT Consultation with membership
Curriculum updates
NEC Birmingham 18th – 20th November 2010
Health and Safety
Ofsted draft subject grade criteria
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Dye Sublimation Work shop

Date: 17th May 2012
Title of course: Dye Sublimation Work shop session : Textiles (Suitable for Primary and Low ability students)

Times: 1.30 to 4.30
Venue: Bemrose School, Uttoxeter New Road, Derby, DE22 3HU
Course tutor: Judi Greenhalgh

Course details: Using your own laptops to take on the Grid Magic Software ( for a limited time usage) this practical workshop will show you how to generate you own image onto different fabrics. You will then , make a few different items with fabric to take away with you. Schemes of work will be discussed and shown as well as how you can expand on this and turn it into an excellent fundraiser for your school.

Cost of training: £150.00 including refreshments and resources.

Further details: To reserve a place(s) or further information, contact Judi Greenhalgh on 07773 461772 0r email datecheducation@yahoo.co.uk or Contact Ben Hen-wicks at DATA.

NAAIDT D&T Milestones

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About D&T Milestones

The NAAIDT Database of D&T Milestones comprises a gallery of products or inventions of all types selected by pupils, teachers and NAAIDT members as being significant developments. Each entry comprises a text description and illustration together with an approximate date and details of provenance where known. The gallery will be useful for product analysis activities and to provide a historical perspective to the study of design and technology. Some entries include additional information which may be downloaded using the 'Download' link where this is implemented.

Link to NAAIDT D&T Milestones


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