BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: A combination of Coursework/Exams
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements. For this course you must also have a Grade 4 in Science.

This two-year course has a vocational emphasis and is equivalent to one ‘A’ Level, comprising 60 credits. It can be studied alongside other ‘A’ Level subjects.

The course reflects aspects of employment within science organisations such as quality control laboratories, research and development, biotechnology and the pharmaceutical industry.

The course will enable you to develop practical scientific skills in the context of a variety of scientific investigations. It is particularly suitable if you prefer portfolio-based assessment.

Your Course

The three mandatory units are:

  • Principles and Applications of Science
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Science Investigation Skills
  • Electrical Circuits and their Applications

Your Future

On successful completion you may go on to university or a range of employment opportunities in the science industry.

Entry Requirements

Standard 'A' Level entry requirements. For this course you must also have a Grade 4 in Science.

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: A combination of Coursework/Exams
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements. For this course you must also have a Grade 4 in Science.

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