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Biology at Therfield School

Course description

Biology looks at nutrition in humans, plants, evolution, transfer of energy and nutrients. This course will encourage students to: develop their interest and enthusiasm for science, develop a critical approach to scientific evidence and methods, acquire and apply skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works and its essential role in society, acquire scientific skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for progression to further learning.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for an NVQ Level 1 or 2 in a related subject and depending on your other qualifications, you could progress onto courses leading to the Advanced GCE in Science or Applied Science. With further training, you could go into a job related to science such as a Laboratory Researcher, Science Technician or Pharmacist. You could also go straight into employment as the course is delivered through a work-based training programme, will help you develop the basic scientific skills, knowledge and understanding that employers across the science disciplines are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Therfield School directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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