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Start Date 
End Date 
Part Time
Target audience 
  • 16-19 learners, completing a Programme of Study in a vocational area, who require a Level 2 science qualification to progress
  • 19+ part time learners who require a Level 2 science qualification to progress to Level 3 - for example, Access to HE (Science, Education)
Entry requirements 

No previous science qualifications are required

Course content 
  • Energy
  • Electricity
  • Particle model of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Forces
  • Waves
  • Magnetism and electromagnetism
  • Space physics
  • Key ideas
Teaching & Learning 

A range of teaching and learning strategies will be used within lessons, including:-

  • Lectures and presentations
  • Scientific experiments
  • Group work activities
  • Worksheets/exam question practice
  • Data analysis activities
  • Use of VLE for independent study
Assessment criteria 

Formative Assessment will include an initial assessment of knowledge at the beginning of the course and mock examinations throughout.

Summative Assessment will include an external written examination.


Level 3 Access to HE (Science, Education) for 19+ learners


Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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