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LEVEL 3 T LEVEL IN SCIENCE: LABORATORY SCIENCES

Qualification

Course Code

23P1SCI03004

Duration

2 Years

Entry Requirements

Students need to have 5 GCSEs at grades 4 – 9, including English, Maths, and Science.

Future Study and Careers

After you finish your course, you can either go to university for further study, apply for a higher apprenticeship, or go directly into employment.Career options include:

  • Metrologist
  • Researcher
  • Food manufacturing inspector
  • Laboratory assistant

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

If you know you want to start a career in the Science sector, particularly in a role working in a lab, then a T Level in Laboratory Sciences is a great choice for you.

T Levels will help you build the core skills, knowledge, and experiences you need for success in the sector. Designed in collaboration with employers, these two-year courses provide an alternative option to A Levels and apprenticeships by combining classroom theory, practical learning, and industry experience into one unique learning opportunity.

These courses are assessed through assessments throughout the year, as well as externally-set exams and an externally-marked project.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN

Core Learning

  • Working within the health and science sector
  • Health, safety, and environmental regulations and their applications
  • Information and data management
  • Data handling and processing
  • Good scientific and clinical practice, including ethics
  • Scientific methodology
  • Experimental equipment and techniques

Specialist Occupational Learning

  • Health, safety, and environmental practices
  • Working within a laboratory
  • Using scientific techniques
  • Ethical issues in science
  • Atomic structures, molecular structures and bonding
  • Electronics and mathematical skills

Employer Set Project

This project will be related to your core learning. You’ll face a challenge from the Science sector – as identified by employers You’ll put your knowledge into practice as you work to research, design, test, and evaluate a solution to the challenge.

Industry Placement

As part of your T Level, you’ll complete 315 hours of industry placement. Here you’ll develop specific skills and get to grips with the real world of work.

START DATE

September 2023

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus