Laboratory Skills - Human Sciences Cambridge Technical Level 3 Diploma at Northallerton School & Sixth Form College
The technical diploma course will allow students to apply their skills, knowledge and understanding to tasks or activities that are relevant to how human sciences are used in the workplace. Having an appreciation of how these are used in work will also help to prepare them for continuing their education in this sector. On completion of the course students will obtain a Level 3 National Diploma equivalent to 2 A levels.
Students study the 3 examined Units and 2 coursework Units
Unit 1: Science Fundamentals (examined) Unit 2: Laboratory (examined) Unit 3: Scientific analysis and reporting (examined) Unit 4. Human Physiology Unit 8: Cell Biology (Learners can re-sit an examined unit once before they complete the qualification).
Students study 5 coursework Units
Unit 5: Genetics Unit 6: Control of Hazards in the Laboratory Unit 7. Human Nutrition Unit 10: Testing Consumer Products Unit 18: Microbiology
GCSE grade BC or above in double award science and fout other GCSE'S at C or above (including grade 4 in English and grade 5 in mathematics)
Assessment is by coursework and three examined units.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northallerton School & Sixth Form College directly.