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Science Pre-T Level Transition Programme

  • Academic Year: 23/24
  • College 16+
  • Crewe Campus
  • Chester Campus

How to apply

The Course

This programme has been developed to focus on the development of technical and soft skills to allow for progression to study at Level 3, either through a T Level or an Apprenticeship. You will complete technical modules, PSD development and a work placement. The programme is made up of the following elements:

• Diagnostic Period

Award in Principles of Applied Science, which includes the following modules:
• Unit 1: Principles of Science
• Unit 2: Chemistry and Our Earth
• Unit 3: Energy and Our Universe
• Unit 4: Biology and Our Environment

Award in Applications of Applied Science, which includes the following modules:
• Unit 5: Applications of Chemical Substances
• Unit 6: Applications of Physical Science
• Unit 7: Health Applications of Life Science
• Unit 8: Scientific Skills

In addition to the science programme outlined above, you will also complete the following components on your study programme to ensure that you have the necessary skills and experience to transfer onto a Level 3 course on successful completion of the Science Pre-T Level Transition Programme:

• Level 2 Higher Project Qualification
• Work Placement
• Individual Development Skills
• Discrete maths and English classes

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Typically you will need 4 GCSEs at grade 3/D (or above), including a 3/2 (D/E) combination for maths and English.

Upon satisfactory completion of the course, you will be able to progress directly onto the Level 3 T Level in your chosen subject. Over the three years of your T Level journey you will gain a range of skills and experience and substantial experience of working for employers which will give you a number of progression options including:
• Degree programmes at university
• Skilled employment in more senior roles
• Higher-level Apprenticeships that offer Honours Degrees as part of the programme


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Crewe Campus
Starts : September 6th, 2023
1 Year
Chester Campus
Starts : September 4th, 2023
1 Year
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