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Laboratory Services (T LEVEL)

Access to Higher Education Science Bedford College students


Laboratory Services (T Level)

The T-Level in Science- Laboratory technician offers learners the chance to explore the core concepts of science and apply these to real life working scenarios. As such you will study core scientific concepts, complete an employer set project, undertake work experience in a scientific environment and complete practical activities surrounding your chosen occupational specialism.

As part of the core knowledge and employer set project you will learn key scientific concepts, scientific working practices, scientific methodology, and collection of scientific data, experimental techniques and scientific ethics.

The course offers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge of the scientific industry and apply these to the working environment

Available Courses
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 12/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
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Course Information

Entry requirements

Grade requirements…

Grade 4 or above in English, Maths and Science.


A willingness to undertake work experience


Course content

You will study:

  • Work Placement (40-50 days)
  • Scientific technical knowledge
  • Employer set project
  • Occupational specialism

Work placement

The work placement will provide an opportunity to learn and apply technical skills gained during the qualification. This placement will be within a company or organisation which is within the science sector or delivering scientific skill based services. Learners will be expected to undertake 315 hours of work place learning across the two year program.

Assessment methods

The course will comprise of a number of assessments including externally assessed examinations and projects.

Qualification gained

You will gain:

  • T Level –Science Awarding body NCFE Level 3
Further study and career options

Course progression:

  • Degree courses within The Bedford College Group
  • Degree options within the scientific sector

Career progression:

Progression into the scientific industry within the specialism that you have chosen.

  • Laboratory Scientist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Food Scientist

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.


Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.



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.