Curriculum Area: Applied Science and Care

This exciting science course develops your knowledge to enable you to progress to further study in specific scientific pathways. It is delivered by qualified staff who have a wide range of vocational experience.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of the course you can progress onto the Forensic Science or Medical Science - BTEC National Diploma, or other Level 3 courses.

What jobs can I get? 

All courses are delivered in well equipped laboratories based in Poole by Industry qualified staff.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and science for some programmes. Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
HBC2FC001C 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Tuition fees are not payable for 16-18 year olds.

For individuals aged 19+ price is on application.

Adults may be eligible for Level 2 entitlement.

Course materials £70

Course content

Course Content 

This course is made up of 8 units, 1 core units and 7 specialist units.

The 1 core unit:

  • Science of the Earth

The 7 Specialist units are:

  • Presenting Practical Data
  • Practical Techniques in Science
  • Communications in Science
  • Careers in Science
  • Food Production
  • Science of Health
  • Environmental Analysis

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

The year starts on 13th September and ends on 7th July attendance will for 15 hours a week.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

First Diploma

Awarding Body 

OCR

Curriculum Area 

Applied Science, Care and Foundation Studies - Science, Access and Counselling

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

First Diploma

Awarding Body 

OCR