A Level Science Practical Endorsement

Academic Enrichment Centre offers A Level science practical courses and written to papers to private candidates for all examination boards (AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC) in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. These qualifications are available to all students, including home-educated, distance-learning and mature students.

With the Academic Enrichment Centre's science practical course you get to:

  • meet the requirements of A Level science practical endorsement

  • improve your grades

  • better understand your science subject through practice

  • opportunity to further develop your laboratory skills for university and beyond, in a safe and productive environment

Assessment

The Practical Endorsement will be assessed using the Common Practical Assessment Criteria:

  • follows written instructions
  • applies investigative approaches and methods when using instruments and equipment
  • safely uses a range of practical equipment and materials
  • makes and records observations
  • researches, references and report

To achieve a "Pass"

In order to achieve a pass, learners will need to:

  • develop these competencies by carrying out a minimum of 12 practical activities, which allow acquisition of the techniques outlined in the requirements of the specification
  • consistently and routinely exhibit the competencies listed in the CPAC before the completion of the A Level course
  • keep an appropriate record of their practical work, including their assessed practical activities
  • be able to demonstrate and/or record independent evidence of their competency

Grading

It will appear on all learners’ certificates as a separately reported result "Pass or Fail", alongside the overall grade for the qualification.

Course Session Course Fees Availability
Biology/Chemistry/Physics Practical Endorsement Only £700.00 30
Biology 28th to 1st November 2019 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams Fully booked
Chemistry 25th to 29th November 2019 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams 2
Physics TBC £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams TBC
Biology 17th February to 21st February 2020 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams 8
Chemistry 24th February to 28th February 2020 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams 8
Biology 6th to 10th April 2020 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams 5
Biology 13th to 17th April 2020 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams 8
Chemistry 20th April to 24th April 2020 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams 10
Chemistry 27th April to 1st May 2020 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams 12
Chemistry 4th May 2020 to 8th May 2020 inclusive £850.00 inc. Summer 2020 exams 12
  • All session are time tabled between 9:30 am to 5:30 pm 
  • Once you have decided which session(s), please kindly complete our online Exam Registration
  • Once your application is received, an invoice will be raised and sent to you 
  • Timetables and instructions are issued as soon as invoices are cleared and entries has been processed by exam board