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Food Science (T Level)

Food Science


Food Science (T Level)

This T Level course comprises of three key elements- core knowledge delivery, work placed training and an employer-led project.

You will learn as part of your course key scientific concepts, practices, methodology, collection of scientific data, experimental techniques and scientific ethics. The second aspect of the course will be a work placement where you will gain on the job technical skills relevant to your course. As part of the course you will be set a work-based project which will allow you to apply the knowledge and skills you have gained.

Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 or equivalent, ideally including English, maths and Science
  • A willingness to undertake work experience
What qualification will I gain?

NCFE Level 3 T Level –Science.

How will I be assessed?

The course will involve both written coursework, employer-set projects and examinations.

Course content:

  • Working within the health and science sector
  • The science sector
  • Health, safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector
  • Application of safety, health and environmental practices in the workplace
  • Managing information and data within the health and science sector
  • Data handling and processing
  • Ethics
  • Good scientific and clinical practice
  • Scientific methodology
  • Experimental equipment and techniques

Next steps

Students could progress onto:

  • Higher education
  • Apprenticeships
  • Employment

Additional information

You will need:

  • £25 for trips
  • Purchase of own lab coat, goggles and gloves

The course will include:

  • Industry visits
  • Guest speakers

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or  contact

Available Courses
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 04/09/2023
Type: Full Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Fees: Fee notes: T Level courses are for 16-19 year olds who have completed their GCSEs.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

T levels explained

T Levels are two-year courses in England that can be studied by 16-18 year olds after finishing their GCSEs.

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.