Planit


Access to STEM

Forth Valley College

Venues

Falkirk Campus

Content

The aim of this course is to help you to decide the career that you wish to study. Aimed at Christmas leavers, or anyone looking to get back into education, it is a way of sampling different STEM areas and making an informed decision as to where you want to study.

This course is a hands on and exciting course that will give you the broad practical skills base you will need to progress on to one of our Access courses in Science or Engineering. The course has an emphasis on development of scientific skills used in a wide range of industries and services using laboratory science and developing the skills and knowledge necessary for basic science engineering processes.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview and skills test. An interest in science, technology and engineering is required.

Progression Routes

National Certificates in an engineering discipline.

Start Date

January

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

19 weeks

Department

Science

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General