Applied Science - BTEC
COURSE LEADER: Mr J Hoyland
BTEC level 3 Extended certificate in Applied Science involves studying four units, Unit 1: Principles and Applications of Science, Unit 2: Practical Scientific procedures and techniques . Unit 3: Science Investigation Skills and an optional module. The course involves carrying out a large amount of practical work. This involves analysis of solutions using titrations, making up standard solutions, using microscopes to analyse different types of cells and visiting scientific industries. This is a single award qualification.
Grade 5 in either Trilogy or separate science and 4 in Maths
BTEC level 3 science pupils to work in the scientific sector, fields of work include research and development and scientific analysis. This course could allow progression in almost every industry, from food and drink to pharmaceuticals and working as a science technician.