This new 2-day course will focus on laboratory skills to support the Advanced Higher Chemistry. Laboratory and other sessions will follow an interactive approach that aims to cover key areas of the Advanced Higher course with a particular focus on experimental and investigative skills.

Practical work will be supported by keynote presentations from external speakers. Combined with opportunities for professional networking, the course offers participants a rich and vibrant programme that will enhance teaching and learning within their institutions.

The Laboratory Skills for Advanced Higher Chemistry course will be held at SSERC, Dunfermline.

Dates: 25-26 September 2024

Closing Date: 23rd August 2024

Course Leader

Course Leader 

Chris Lloyd

01383 626070 


The course will be held at SSERC in Dunfermline. Our SSERC buildings are at 2 Pitreavie Court, Dunfermline, KY11 8UU. SSERC is a short (5-10 minutes) walk from Rosyth railway station and close to the end of the A823(M) spur off Junction 2 of the M90 motorway. Car journey times (approximately): Edinburgh – 30 min; Glasgow – 60 min; Aberdeen – 2.5 hours; Inverness – 3 hours


Overnight accommodation between day 1 and 2 can be provided on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at a local hotel. Please refer to the cost tab for the residential course fees.


Subsidised course fee payable to SSERC (Residential, with accommodation) – £190

Subsidised course fee payable to SSERC (Non-Residential, no accommodation) – £80


The total course fee is £490 (Residential) and £380 (Non-Residential) but SSERC are subsidising this course fee to the value of £300