Level 2 Applied Science at The Sheffield College is an interesting, diverse and stimulating course in which you’ll learn about biology, chemistry, physics and forensic science. You will develop you knowledge and practical skills in Applied Science – this can help you to thrive on future course or in the world of work. Learners who have completed this course usually progress to Level 3 Applied Science and then on to University.
This course is a training programme suitable if you would like to be a Dental Nurse. A dental nurse provides ‘chair-side support’ for the dental team which includes dentists, dental therapists, hygienists and technicians.
This two year course is highly popular and is approved by the General Dental Council, often leading straight into employment. You will study dental prosthetics, orthodontics and fixed prosthodontics, and on successful completion of the course you will be able to call yourself a Dental Technician.
Validated by The Open University, this exciting course offers a practical focus on Dental Technology; allowing students to develop specialist skills in depth, whilst also gaining a broad, contextual understanding of the profession. Studied over two years (full-time), students will focus on the basic professional and practical skills required for success in the professions (such as basic anatomy for dentistry, public health and legislation) in the first year, then develop their theoretical knowledge and technical abilities (focusing on dental technology skills in a variety of areas) during the second year.
This one year, ‘Pre-Access’ course is designed to allow students to develop their skills in preparation for study at Level 3 Diploma level. Featuring two specialist pathways in either health or science, this Level 2 course will help in your understanding of the topics covered at Level 3 whilst also allowing you the time to study for a GCSE in English Language or Maths; which is required for entry at Level 3. This programme focuses on the humanities pathway, where you will study subjects such as human health and disease, substance misuse and critical thinking.