Lambeth College - Level 2 Pre-Access Diploma in Science (OCN)
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Is this the course for you?

Do you want to develop knowledge, skills, and techniques that can lead to employment in the science industry? Do you already work in a science-based role and want to upskill? Do you have dreams of progressing to Higher Education and gaining a degree? But are you worried that you lack the formal qualifications to achieve your goals? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you're in the right place, because this is the course for you.

The Level 2 Pre-Access Diploma in Science is designed for learners who want to gain industry knowledge, and transferable study skills, in order to progress on to Level 3 qualifications including Access to Higher Education Diplomas in science-related subjects.

On this course you will experience a mix of theoretical study in the principles and practices of science, and hands-on practical experiments at our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. You will develop knowledge in fascinating and varied topics.

What knowledge and skills will you develop?

  • Knowledge of Scientific project
  • Human biology
  • Chemistry structure and changes
  • Physics
  • Measure
  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Study skills

What modules will you do?

You will develop knowledge, skills, and techniques in areas such as:

  • Scientific project
  • Human biology
  • Chemistry structure and changes
  • Physics
  • Measure
  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Study skills

What do you need to apply?

You need 3 GCSEs at Grades D or 3 in science and A*-D or 9-3, in English Language and maths. Or a Level 1 vocational qualification and a Level 1 English qualification and maths.

How will you be assessed?

You will be assessed by a combination of practical assignments and coursework.

Where can this course take you?

Following successful completion of the Level 2 Pre-Access Science, you may wish to consider furthering your study with one of these Level 3 Diplomas or Access to Higher Education courses in science or engineering:

  • L3 National Foundation Diploma in applied science BTEC
  • L3 National Extended Certificate in applied science BTEC
  • Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Medicine and Medical Biosciences (OCNLR)
  • L3 Access to HE Diploma in Health and Human Science (OCNLR)
  • L3 Access to HE Diploma: Medicine & Medical Bioscience (OCNLR)

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