After last year’s blended approach, we are back to running this as a face-to-face experience.

It is a one part, three day course and we aim to cover most of the practical work included in the course, with sessions on:

  • ​Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Health and Safety
  • Microbiology
  • Instrumentation
  • Ideas for Investigations


Wednesday 24th – Friday 26th November

Closing Date: 29th October 2021

Booking for this course is no longer possible as the closing date has passed.

Please email us at if you would still like to register your interest.

Course Leader

Chris Lloyd
01383 626070




£480 ENTHUSE funding.

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This course is non-residential, but for delegates travelling from a significant distance, accommodation is available: the cost is included in the course fee.

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.