The course is made up of three mandatory units: Mechanics and Properties of Matter, Electricity and Electronics, and Radiation and Matter. At the end of each unit there is an assessment which is an internal written test. A report on a piece of practical work is required to pass the unit assessments. There is a final external examination; it is necessary to pass the unit assessments to be able to sit the final exam. Away from class there will be consolidation work to undertake in own time.
National 5 Maths and/or Physics. Where mature students do not meet the entry requirements other experience will be considered.
Along with other relevant qualification, may allow entry to several college or university courses.
Part time (evening)
Part time (weekend)