Central Hawkes Bay College Central Hawkes Bay College

L2 Chemistry (L2CHE)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Oliver.

Recommended Prior Learning

Automatic entry will be given to students who have gained 16 credits from L1SCS or L1SCD combined including 2 externals.
This must include Merit in one of AS90944, AS90932, AS90934
Must also be taking L2MAT

This course builds on the Chemistry topics studied in L1SCD and L1SCS. Aimed at those students who require specialist knowledge and understanding of Chemistry, the topics studied cover the essentials of physical, inorganic and organic Chemistry. Essential skills are developed through a combination of theoretical discussions, group work and experimental investigations. This course is not suitable for students who are taking Gateway.

Learning Areas:



L3 Chemistry (L3CHE)

Career Pathways

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 for Write in Workbook
$20 for printed notes (optional)
A4 Ring binder & Refill


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year