During this course, along with an in-depth science understanding, students will develop a range of skills needed in the sector such as Project management, Researching, Working with others, Creativity and innovation, Problem solving and Communication.
- Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above include English Language or Maths.
- Grade 4-5 in GCSE Science
- A relevant Level 2 Diploma
- Exam A - Working within the health and science sector
The science sector
Health, Safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector
Application of safety, health and environmental practices in the workplace
Managing information and data within the health and science sector
Data handling and processes
Good scientific and clinical practice
Experimental equipment and techniques
- Exam B: Science concepts
Core science concepts
Further science concepts
- Occupational specialism (technical): Laboratory sciences
How will I be taught and assessed?
T-Levels combine classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum 315 hours of industry placement with an employer to make sure you have real experience in the workplace.
The course is assessed through written external examinations and externally set employer projects. You will receive two grades at the end of your qualification, one grade will be A*-E for the core component of your course. The second will be graded either Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* and will be for the occupational specialism element of your qualification.
Why should I study the Science T-Level at USP College?
Involvement with hand-picked employers to gain vital industry experience.
What can I do after completing this course?
- Careers in the scientific field including apprenticeships
- University studies in scientific studies