Science Courses & Apprenticeships
If you are passionate about understanding how the world works or making new discoveries, then a career in science is ideal for you.
Scientists work across many industries and sectors, including technology, transport, medicine and the environment. At our fully equipped laboratories, you’ll use the latest equipment to test out theories and carry out experiments.
You’ll also have the chance to hear from expert speakers about career options in their field. Past speakers have included Dr John Rokos from the Institute of Biomedical Science.
Our science courses and apprenticeships
The School of Science offers progression routes from Level 1 to Level 4. All of our science courses are taught with a variety of approaches in mind, and are designed to give you the best possible learning experience.
We offer the following courses:
Applied science and technology
Access to Higher Education Diploma in Science
Top benefits of science courses
Progress to university from science courses is very strong.
Science laboratories offer a realistic work environment in which to experiment.
Science courses offer constructive, supportive and timely feedback, which helps students improve.
Progress in workshops and classrooms shows that most students will go on to achieve success in their science career.
Students take pride in their work, become confident and self-assured as they learn.
Reviews of work placements are positive with employers and complimentary of students’ work.
How much do scientists earn?
Completing a science course or apprenticeship could lead you to professions such as:
Biomedical Scientist: Hourly Pay £22.43, Weekly Pay £830, Annual Pay £43,160
Laboratory Technician: Hourly Pay £12.56, Weekly Pay £490, Annual Pay £25,480
Radiographer: Hourly Pay £18.75, Weekly Pay £750, Annual Pay £39,000
Physiotherapist: Hourly Pay £17.18, Weekly Pay £670, Annual Pay £34,840
Pharmacist: Hourly Pay £19.75, Weekly Pay £790, Annual Pay £41,080
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- CONEL STEM Students attend Future Skills Event at Parliament
- Friends of the Earth visit Science Level 2 group at CONEL College to talk about climate change
- College celebrates Science and Engineering week by launching new courses
What are the levels?
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