Applied Science

BTEC Extended Certificate Science & Medical Sciences

Course Details

BTEC Extended Certificate
Subject Area
Science & Medical Sciences
Age Group
16 - 18

Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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Level 2 BTEC Applied Science can help you take your first steps towards a career in a wide range of sectors such as process, industrial, medical, or forensic science. You'll learn about scientific principles and how to put them into practice in the workplace.
On this course you'll be learning about a wide selection of topics including Biology and the Environment, Application of Chemical Substances and Health Applications of Life Science to name a few. All theoretical learning will be underpinned by practical work to ensure students understand how to work safely and precisely which is vital for a career in the science industry.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

Assessment is a mixture of:
• External assessment by written exams, one in February, one in June
• Continuous assessment building up a portfolio of assignments throughout the course.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to progress onto our Level 3 BTEC Applied Science Course or a T Level Science course.

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16-18 EFA funding only

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Science & Medical Sciences

Science is a vital part of almost every industry in one way or another, and it's also the lifeblood of our medical and healthcare professions.

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