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Title: Technical Science Diploma Level 2

Technical Science Diploma Level 2

If you have a strong interest in pursuing a career or working towards higher qualifications in science, then this course will give you a broad coverage of the theories and practices involved. You will work in the College's new science labs, practising the skills needed to carry out scientific investigations.

What will I learn?

This course introduces students to a wide range of skills and knowledge. You will learn the skills required to carry out a range of laboratory tasks. Units include Chemistry of Production, Chemical Design, Science of Health, Science of the Earth, Physics in Sport, and Science of Telecommunications. The units are taught by a combination of lectures, workshops, practical exercises and independent research study.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is continuous throughout the course and consists of practical coursework, presentations and assignments to build a portfolio of work.

What may it lead to?

Learners can progress on to BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Applied Science, including the Forensic Science and Medical Science pathways, or they can go into employment.

Entry requirements

4 Ds or 3s including English and Maths or a relevant Full Level 1.

Additional information & other costs

You will have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge of the science sector through organised visits to local industries such as the Greenwich Observatory and the Science Museum. There may also be the opportunity to join a science conference with the Royal Institute, held at Disneyland Paris.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111