Science - T Level

Course Code: ES1FE0048


In line with Government advice and guidance we plan to have 100% face to face delivery for all Further Education courses for 16 - 18 year olds from September 2021.

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
05/09/2022Bispham Campus2 YearsApply

Course Overview

Some of the most intriguing and exciting questions about humans and the universe still remain unanswered. If you're curious to know what they are and how to play your part in figuring them out, chances are you'll make an incredible scientist. 

And there's probably no better way today to start solving some of these challenges than the Science T Level. 

Why? Because you'll learn the ropes in the best possible way, first immersing yourself in the theory of lab work before putting everything you've learned to the test working alongside scientists - at college and in commercial and hospital settings where you'll make a real difference to the world around us. 

Science has never played a more important role in our world. Scientists are in huge demand and the rewards aren't just measured in money - but also in your impact on humans and the planet. 

So what are you going to learn? We'll start by teaching you the basics of lab testing and analysis. You'll get a thorough grounding in the working practices that you'll soon be putting to good use yourself, on your 45-day industry placement in state-of-the-art lab environments. 

If you're fascinated by the world around us and have a deep curiosity for researching and testing, you're going to love the Science T Level. There are endless career opportunities beyond the T Level, or you can specialise on a higher or degree apprenticeship when you'll spend most of your time working and getting paid with one day a week refining your knowledge in a study setting. 

Or maybe you'll use what you've learned during your Science T Level and apply it to a totally different field. Science is closely aligned to digital technologies, engineering, health and maths, and your T Level will stimulate your curiosity about the wider world and how you can make a difference to it.

What are you waiting for. Come and join us. Awaken your curiosity on the Science T Level here at B&FC.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 5 or above including Science, Maths and English

  • a successful interview with a tutor
  • the ability to study independently
  • a genuine interest in the subject
  • good communication skills
  • hardworking approach towards the industry

Qualification Obtained

T Level Technical Qualification in Science

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

At College, teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions.

One-to-one support is also provided to help with completing written assignments.

When you start the course we will assign you a progress tutor who will support you throughout your time here.

Their role is to help you in setting academic and personal targets, identifying career plans, developing employability skills and monitoring your progress to make sure you realise your full potential.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
Disabled Confident
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