Technicians Supporting Outreach Activities

Discover how to support successful outreach activities in higher education.

Type of Course: Personal development
Course Reference: HOC-011, HFFC-002

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Course duration: One day (around six hours)
Hosting Mode: Online (HOC-011) instructor-led event, onsite (HFFC-002) face-to-face 

Outreach activities to schools, colleges and the general public is an essential activity of the university portfolio. It supports young people and parents in making informed decisions and enables student recruitment. Technicians are uniquely placed to provide outreach activities, as they are engaged in supporting teaching and learning, research and knowledge transfer activities.

This course has been designed to accommodate various learning styles and to allow participants to learn from group discussions, individual reflection on the current practice. The participants will be encouraged to implement learnt skills in their work.

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Aims and Objectives

The aim is to explore how to conduct outreach sessions in schools and colleges.

Objectives of the course include exploring the following:


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:


“Enjoyed the course. 5 Stars.”

- Janie-Anne Pickrell, University of Strathclyde

“Interesting and nice opportunity to interact with other technicians.”

- Julie McLaren, University of Sunderland

“Lovely to see/talk to other people!”

- Jan Brett, University of Liverpool

This course has been awarded star ratings by our delegates to demonstrate the quality of the course. 5 being outstanding and 1 being poor.

67% rated this course - 5 stars

33% rated this course - 4 stars

0% rated this course - 1, 2 or 3 stars

Course Fee

HEaTED members

Online: £197.95

Onsite: £304.95

Course credits

1x online course credits
1x onsite course credits

More about course credits.


Online: £304.95

Onsite: £502.90


This activity is subject to minimum group numbers but can be delivered onsite at your institution at a time and date to suit your team. Please contact us at for more information.

For HEaTED members, we offer one free place for every 10 bookings, and two for groups of 15 or above.