How to become a S'Cool LAB tutor

Your profile:

  • You like to discuss physics with high school students and teachers
  • You like to perform hands-on experiments
  • You have a physics background or you are interested in physics and willing to learn more
  • You are able to help with S'Cool LAB workshops on a regular basis (at least 1-2 times per month)
  • You are willing to participate in special training sessions (normally on Tuesdays, 17:30-19:00)

Is that you? Then please follow these steps to become a tutor:

  1. Subscribe to e-group scoollab-tutors@cern.ch,
  2. Take part in the mandatory online general safety training course
    • Don't forget to request access to the S'Cool LAB keys: ​Access request for 0143K1-001 (keys for cupboards in S'Cool LAB​)
    • Attention: Make sure you have followed the required online safety courses for this zone:
      • Chemical safety awareness: enrol here
      • Electrical Safety - Awareness - Fundamentals: enrol here
      • Radiation Protection - Supervised Area: enrol here
    • The room key can be obtained in the visit service office 33/R-004​ during working hours.
  3. Sign up for specific training courses for our experiments: S'Cool LAB category on INDICO  
    • ​The number of participants for each session is limited, please register for all trainings via INDICO
  4. ​If you want to prepare yourself, you can find all our preparation material (safety forms, worksheets, presentations …) in documents for tutors (only for members of the e-groups "scoollab-tutors" or "scoollab-news")
  5. Shadowing: 
    • ​​Before you lead a session in S'Cool LAB on your own, you must "shadow" a session led by an experienced tutor.
    • When you are ready to shadow, find an upcoming S'Cool LAB session in the CERN visits agenda, send an e-mail with your prefered dates and times to scool.lab@cern.ch - the S'Cool LAB team will reply to confirm your shadow session. 
  6. To register as a tutor for a S'Cool LAB session, please use the CERN visits agenda​​.
  7. (If you are interested in S'Cool LAB news in general (open positions, new educational material, application deadlines for our programmes) please subscribe to scoollab-news@cern.ch)

We hope to see you soon in the LAB!


In case of further questions: contact scool.lab@cern.ch
If you don´t want to become a tutor, but you are interested in S'Cool LAB news, please subscribe to scoollab-news@cern.ch.