Science CTEC

Course Overview

This is a vocational qualification that is built on OCR’s strong reputation in Science education. This qualification aims to prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities in the science sector. At Level 2 students will complete 6 units that cover the three Sciences. 

Entry Requirements

No prior subject knowledge is required.  Minimum entry of GCSE English and Maths at grade 3 is required.

Employability

Cambridge Technical in Science allows the learner to gain many skills that can be used in industry.  Such as analytical, numeracy, Problem Solving, and scientific literacy skills.

Qualification
Course Outline

Components of Course
Modules Studied:

  • Science of Health 
  • Science of Earth
  • Chemistry Design 
  • Chemistry of Production 
  • Physics in Sports 
  • Human Behaviour 

Assessment

  • You will be assessed by the coursework submitted for each unit.  This will be graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Coursework 100%

  • Students will research a geographical topic of their own choice.

Examination 

  • No examination 

Exam Board

  • OCR
Student Portrait

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the college allocate places to students?

All applicants will be invited to attend an admissions interview. An offer of a place to study at Cadbury College is made subject to you meeting the College's standard entry grade requirements. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places on offer a reserve list will be opened.

What are the costs to study at Cadbury College?

There are no tuition fees for 16-18 year olds. Students are asked to pay a £25 book deposit when they enrol at the college, however this is returned at the end of the two years of study when all books and resources have been returned to the college. Some subjects will offer field trips which may impose some additional costs, however these costs will be kept to a minimum and these field trips are not compulsory.

When does enrolment take place?

Enrolment takes place after GCSE Results are announced. It is usually at the end of August into the beginning of September, with all students being on timetable by the end of the first week of September. Further details about enrolment and a date/time for your individual appointment will be sent to you in a letter over the summer holiday. The enrolment appointment will take between 1 and 2 hours.

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