On this course you will have the opportunity to study various aspects of chemistry, biology and physics, and develop your laboratory skills. At the same time, you will also gain a recognised SQA National Certificate in Applied Science as SCQF Level 5.
This course allows you to study the sciences at National 5 level with a view to progressing to a Higher level Applied Science course at SCQF Level 6, or directly into employment on one of the fast-growing, well-paid specialist STEM sectors.
Did you know that an estimated 804,000 are employed in Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Technology (STEM) related industries (including health-related businesses and activities) which represents 30.7% of all employment in Scotland!!
- One year full-time
You can choose a minimum of three subjects from the following:
- You will develop the Core Skills of information technology and communication
- You will be expected to complete a laboratory science programme to introduce you to the Essential Skills required for a career in science
- Four National 4s including a Science subject, Mathematics, and English
- National Certificate: Applied Sciences SCQF Level 6
- Our courses are widely respected among employers and provide an excellent route to degree study
- You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise