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Updated Professional Standards ASSLT_July 2021


RACI Titration videos and downloads


Professional Standards for Australian School Science Laboratory Technicians July 2019 FINAL – July2019

Queensland Legislation – Human Rights Act 2019



Guideline for managing risks with chemicals in DoE workplaces
Developed by the Department of Education (DoE), this document serves as a guide for DoE employees to meet the DoE internal policy requirements as well as the legal requirements of State and Federal Regulations, Acts and Codes of Practice related to the Safe Management of Chemicals.  This document is available for reference by the independent education sector.  NOTE: QEST recommends that school employees confirm specific policy and procedures for their organisation.


ASSIST – Australian School Science Information Support for Teachers and Technicians  


Guideline for Managing Risks with Chemicals in DETE Workplaces November 2013
These Guidelines are one way to implement state and federal Acts and Codes of Practice (aka LAW).  Developed by DETE, these are available for use by independent education sector.  NOTE: non-DET schools do not have to adhere to these guidelines, but they do need to have an alternate procedure that complies with Code of Practice.

Higher Education and Technician’s Educational Development (HEaTED) is the UK’s leading provider of professional development and networking opportunities for all disciplines of the technical workforce. 

STEM Learning is the largest provider of education and careers support in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). We work with schools, colleges and others working with young people across the UK.

Supported by a unique partnership of Government, charitable trusts and employers, we are dedicated to raising young people’s engagement and achievement in STEM subjects and careers.