Biology A2 – Distance Learning with Tutorials

Biology A2 – Distance Learning with Tutorials

Adult Skills & Training Location: Various
Type: E-Learning
Awarding Body: WJEC
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Course Details

This course allows students to complete a GCE Biology A level qualification.  It has the convenience and flexibility of being delivered mostly by distance learning.

Student support comprises of:
A two hour starter session available from September 2015 by arrangement with the course tutor.  Five study workshops of two and a half hours duration in the evenings, provisionally in weeks commencing 5th October and 16th November 2015, 25th January, 14th March and 9th May 2016.

Practical assessments will be carried out over two full days in the week beginning 15th February 2016.  In addition students will have up to five hours total individual support available via email, telephone or face to face tutorial.


Course Structure & Teaching Methods

Learning will be mostly by student self study using a dedicated textbook with online support and an extensive range of resources available through the college's Virtual Learning Environment (ebrock).  It is therefore essential to have access to the internet.


The course followed is the WJEC syllabus.  Assessment is through two short answer examinations and practical coursework assessment.  Full course details can be found on the daytime sixth form subject sheet; and also at


Information & Support

The Unit 4 and 5 exams (1hr 45 mins) can be taken in June 2016.  The Unit 6 exam consists of a practical coursework assessment and will be carried out in the spring term.  All examinations are sat at the main college campus.

The course tutor is Liz Dudley who can be contacted at for information specific to the course.

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth career advice, please click on this link

Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.

Progression Opportunities

Completion of the A Level allows progression onto university or employment.

Available Dates and Locations

Please contact us to register your interest for the next available start date.

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