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Chemistry at Guru Nanak Sikh Academy

Course description

The AS course consists of three units: Unit 1: The Core Principles of Chemistry This unit provides students with the opportunity to develop the basic chemical skills of formulae writing, equation writing and calculating chemical quantities. Unit 2: Application of Core Principles of Chemistry This unit develops the treatment of chemical bonding, study of the periodic table and introduces organic chemistry. Unit 3: Chemistry Laboratory Skills I This unit contains practical assessments that cover the content of Unit 1 and 2. Examination: Unit 1: Written examination of 1h 15min, 40% AS Level. Unit 2: Written examination of 1h 15min, 40% AS Level. Unit 3: Internal Assessment, 20% AS Level

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Chemistry, which could lead onto higher education in science related subjects or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Chemistry or one of the other sciences such as a Doctor, Nurse, Scientist or Pharmacist. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries 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 Guru Nanak Sikh Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year