Fancy getting into science but have no background or formal qualifications? This short course will provide you with the perfect stepping-stone into lab work in biology, chemistry and physics. You will need no prior knowledge of science and we will support your development in this growing industry!
The Award offers you the opportunity to study a sector unit and plan for your next steps. You will complete the following two units:
- developing a personal progression plan
- carrying out a scientific experiment.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
The course is assessed by internal assessment (coursework).
Upon successful completion you may progress to the BTEC First Level 2 Award or Extended Certificate.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.
If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)