Science T Level

Overview

Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including:

  • working within the Health and Science Sectors – an understanding of how to collect data in laboratory or clinical settings, complying with relevant regulations and requirements
  • Planning implementing and suggesting improvements to scientific tasks relevant to a laboratory setting.
  • Identifying and resolving issues with scientific equipment or data errors.
  • Managing information and data within the health and science sector
  • Application of safety, health and environmental practices in the workplace

Course Content

How is the course structured and how will I be assessed?

T levels will be delivered in specially designed classrooms that mirror a working environment in their industry (for approximately 80% of their time). The remaining 20% of their time will be spend on an industry placement with an employer.

An externally-set exam at the end of each academic year to test your understanding of the subject

A skill-assessment to demonstrate your competency skills. Whilst on work placement, you will be set a project by your employer that you must successfully complete to demonstrate your overall breadth of learning.

What employability skills will I develop on this course?

Enables you to develop technical skills and apply them in a workplace environment.

Is there Work experience?

Yes, a minimum of 45 days

Educational Experiences

Course Specific Trips & Visits & Experiences

The College runs a number of educational experiences each year to enable students to contextualise their learning. These experiences include trips, work experience and presentations by visiting speakers.

Students undertaking this course will be expected to complete a work placement within an engineering based company.

Progression

What are the career opportunities?

Skilled employment
Higher academic education (you will gain UCAS points through T Levels)
Higher level apprenticeships
To pursue a high-quality technical route into skilled employment, further study or higher/degree apprenticeships

Entry Requirements & Assessment

Students wishing to do T Level Science should have at least 5 GCSEs at grade 4 including English Language and Maths.

How is the course structured and how will I be assessed?

T levels will be delivered in specially designed classrooms that mirror a working environment in their industry (for approximately 80% of their time). The remaining 20% of their time will be spend on an industry placement with an employer.

An externally-set exam at the end of each academic year to test your understanding of the subject

A skill-assessment to demonstrate your competency skills. Whilst on work placement, you will be set a project by your employer that you must successfully complete to demonstrate your overall breadth of learning.

 

How To Apply

Applications for entry September 2022. The application form for the academic year 2022-2023 is available to complete online here.

Students should return their completed forms directly to Coulsdon College, NOT their schools. All applications will be considered according to the College's Admissions Policy. Please see the Admissions timetable for information about the College’s enrolment process.

 

 

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Email: enquiries@coulsdon.ac.uk

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Surrey
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