Applied Science

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Applied Science (Edexcel)

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You Will Study

This BTEC National Extended Certificate provides a specialist work related qualification for the science sector and is equivalent to one A Level. You will develop your scientific practical skills and knowledge. The units studied are:

  • Principals and Application of Science I
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Science Investigation Skills

One additional unit is also studied. Depending on your place of study this could be selected from a choice of options, enabling you to specialise in your preferred area of science.

Assessment

58% Exam/Set Task and 42% Coursework.

Future Opportunities

This course will provide you with a good grounding to go straight on into laboratory based employment such as a lab technician, or to advance into further study. It is particularly suitable for progression onto vocational, science based degree programmes such as Nursing or Applied Science.

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