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Level: 2

Location: Joseph Wright Centre

Years: 1

Weeks: 36

Hours: 2.50

Start: 09/09/2019

Days / Times: Monday 18:00 to 20:30

Tuition (£): 811.00*

Concessions: 405.50***

Interview: N

Course Summary

This qualification provides recognition of the skills and knowledge of individuals who work in a laboratory in an educational or industrial environment. It covers health and safety procedures; maintaining efficient and effective working relationships; and using information recording systems for scientific or technical activities.

Entry requirements

You need GCSE English.

Course Content

  • Follow health and safety procedures for scientific or technical activities
  • Use information recordings systems for scientific or technical activities
  • Maintain effective and efficient working relationships for scientific or technical activities
  • Carry out routine maintenance, cleaning and checking of scientific or technical equipment
  • Prepare resources and equipment for scientific or technical learning activities
  • Prepare compounds and solutions for scientific or technical use





















How will I be assessed?

Internal assessment is by observation, verbal questioning and simulation.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?


What can I do after this course?

Further Study

This Certificate is part of a suite of qualifications developed from the Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities National Occupational Standards (NOS) at Levels 2 to 4.


You could become a science technician in a school or other organisations where a science degree is not a prerequisite.


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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

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