This is a well respected general science qualification seen as a more practical and work related route. If you have a passion for science but are not sure what area you want to work in then this course will prepare you for a wide range of careers. You will cover subjects like statistics, maths for scientists, the human body system, biochemistry, energy changes and electrical circuits and their industrial applications.
You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grade C or above including Science, maths or English. If you have completed a level 2 diploma you will need at least a merit grade.
Delivery and Assessment
The course is assessed through practical work and assignments.
After the course you may decide to continue your studies at university or seek employment with a medical research company working as a laboratory technician.