Applied Science Level 2
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: You should be aiming for at least 3 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including combined Science and English Language and /or Mathematics OR a relevant Level 1 Diploma and GCSE English Language and/or Mathematics at Grade 3 or above. If you don’t quite achieve the entry criteria though don’t worry, we can discuss your options.
Start Date: Sep 2023
Course Overview

If you are interested in working in the science or health related industry, this is an ideal Vocational route. You can expect the highest quality of training from industry experts, and a wide range of exciting opportunities to enhance your learning experience, from work placements to guest speakers, trips and more.

What will I learn?

• This course will provide the foundation required to get you set for an exciting career in the science industry.
• This course is perfect if you have a passion for problem solving and investigation and a good eye for detail.

Units may include:
• Principles of applied science
• Chemistry and our earth
• Energy and our universe
• Biology and our environment
• Applications of chemical substances
• Applications of physical science
• Health applications of life science
• Scientific skills

How will the course be assessed?

• You will be assessed through internal assessments which consist of coursework projects and practical work.
• You will benefit from new high-tech science laboratories, that house industry-standard equipment, which you will regularly use.
• You will also study in modern classrooms with interactive learning technology and will have access to up-to-date resources.
• Students will have access to high end computer suites where they will have access to various programmes and software to aid their studies.

Materials and other information

• We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ College.
• Our students love being learners here and feel supported throughout their course, which enables them to thrive and succeed.
• We have teachers who are experts in their fields, they provide our students with excellent knowledge and create positive and encouraging learning environments.

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