This practical, work-related course will develop your skills and knowledge, and the confidence to progress towards higher level study in the applied sciences. The course is part of the college's Access provision, and many learners progress to a Level 3 Access to HE programme on completion of the course.
You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to begin a career in science, covering biology, chemistry and physics, with an emphasis on the work of scientists and technicians.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
Assessment is continuous throughout the year and based on assignments and projects.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college, please click here for more information.
This course will help you to move on to higher-level courses, such as an Access to HE course, a specialist Level 3 Extended Diploma, or an Apprenticeship.