Central Hawkes Bay College Central Hawkes Bay College

L1 Double Science (L1SCD)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Oliver.

Recommended Prior Learning

Recommendation from your Science Teacher or HOF Science, based on your performance in year 10

Taken as a double line option, this course covers the essential topics required for success in Biology, Chemistry and Physics at Level 2 and beyond. If you are looking to follow a career that involves Science that requires you to have a good understanding of Biology or Chemistry or Physics, this is the course you should be taking.  With each of these subjects being taught by staff who specialise in these subject areas and incorporating three Level 2 standards, this course gives the best preparation for those students looking to follow a pathway requiring a strong understanding of Science. Two subject endorsements are available with this option.

Learning Areas:



L2 Biology (L2BIO), L2 Chemistry (L2CHE), L2 Physics (L2PHY)

This course offers the best preparation for students considering following a pathway that requires a strong understanding of Biology or Chemistry or Physics. These include careers in the Health Industry and Engineering based careers, to name but a few.

Career Pathways

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Anaesthetic Technician, Animal Care Attendant, Zoologist, Beekeeper, Chemist, Aquaculture Farmer, Marine Biologist, Microbiologist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biochemist, Metal Worker, Phlebotomist, Mechanical Engineer, Science Technician, Meteorologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Psychologist, Diver, Medical Imaging Technologist, Forensic Scientist, Electronics Trades Worker, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Food Technologist, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative, Medical Laboratory Technician, Optometrist, Secondary School Teacher, Intelligence Officer, Data Analyst, Dairy Herd Manager, Dairy Farm Manager, Viticulturist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$50 for write in work books
3 x 1B5 exercise books or A4 Ring binder & refill


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year