• Age group16-18
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyNCFE


This technical qualification will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training or study in the science sector. The core knowledge and core skills through a practical employer-set project. In addition to this, maths, English and general digital skills will be integrated within the qualification in occupationally relevant contexts.


Course Information

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Entry requirements

You should have achieved grade 5 or above in GCSE English language and maths, and it is desirable to have science GCSE at a grade 6. Plus a minimum of 3 other GCSEs at grade 5 or above.

University opportunities: progression onto a range of science based courses is possible, these include chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, biomedical science, biological science.

Career opportunities: the skills and knowledge acquired on this course would allow for movement onto a degree apprenticeship or into a junior role in a range of science careers, including laboratory scientist, chemical analyst, research and development scientist.

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A Level students will be based in MC6, a modern, vibrant environment which promotes independent learning and study. The centre bridges the gap between school and university, with specialist classrooms and laboratories and open plan study and social spaces.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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