Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science and Technology

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details


College 16-18


Science & Pharmacy

Course Start Date

Wednesday 31st July 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 993.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

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Course Overview

The purpose of a Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science and Technology is intended to give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable them to progress to qualifications in a science or technology related area at a higher level or to employment in a science or technology related area.

Course Requirements

4 GCSE’s at Grade 3 or above (including maths and/or English Language).

What you will Learn

The course content will involve:

– Scientific knowledge of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
– Laboratory & Investigative skills
– Digital skills and how they are used in a modern scientific community.


Portfolio of work including examinations, written and practical assignments.


The majority of students will move on to the Level 3 Applied Science course offered at Trafford College.

Career Options

The primary purpose of this qualification is to support progression to further learning, but for some learners it could lead
to an entry-level job role in a science or technology setting such as a laboratory assistant, or to a role as an apprentice,
e.g. a science technician, electronic service technician or process operative.

Mandatory Units

Chemistry and the Earth (Mandatory)
Energy and the Earth (M)
Biology and the Earth (M)

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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