Course description

Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue whilst sun sets are red, or why you can drink water whilst stood on your head? This practical course will explore some of the things we encounter everyday from different perspectives and is a great start for the student wishing to progress into the sciences. 

What can this course lead to?

This course is beneficial for those who have been out of education or work for a while and are looking to gain new knowledge and skills. You could progress on to further short courses and then progress to gaining a qualification. Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 17 November 2022 - 18 November 2022

  • Thursday 17 Nov 2022 to Friday 18 Nov 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £25.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.