Level 2 Science (Adults) | South Bank Colleges
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Is this course for you?

If you are keen to explore the fundamentals of science and technology this qualification offers a practical, applied approach to learning science and technology, making it ideal for those interested in understanding how scientific principles are used in everyday technologies and environments.

What experience and skills will you gain?

Throughout this course, you will engage with core scientific disciplines through mandatory units including:

  • Biology and Our Environment.
  • Chemistry and Our Earth.
  • Electronics in Action.
  • Energy and Our Universe.

You will gain a solid understanding of basic principles in biology, chemistry, physics, and electronics, and how these principles apply to real-world situations. Optional units allow further exploration into specialized areas such as environmental science, science in medicine, and electronic devices, enhancing your practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

  • Campus
    This course will be delivered at London South Bank Technical College - Nine elms
  • What do you need to apply?

    There are no specific prior academic requirements for this course. However, having English and maths skills at Level 1 will be beneficial. This qualification is open to learners of any age, making it accessible to adults looking to return to education or enhance their career prospects in science and technology.

  • How will you be assessed?

    Assessment within this course is based on a combination of mandatory and optional units:

    • You must achieve at least 6 credits from mandatory units. *You will also choose additional units from a selection that complements your interests and career goals, making up a total of 15 credits to complete the qualification.
    • Assessments are varied, possibly including written assignments, practical experiments, and project work, depending on the specific units chosen.
  • Where can this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Science (Adults) qualification, you will be well-prepared to progress to Level 3 courses in science and technology. This could lead to further academic study, such as an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or more specialized qualifications like a Level 3 Diploma in Applied Science or a Certificate in Metallurgy. Additionally, this qualification could pave the way for entry-level employment in science or technology settings, or progression to apprenticeships in roles such as science technician, electronic service technician, or process operative.