BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Science

Start date(s):
7 Sep 2020
Duration:
1 year
Level:
Level 3
Course Code:
1036867
Study Mode:
FT/PT
Attendance Type:
Campus
Attendance Pattern:
Daytime
Awarded by:
BTEC
Location:
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
Currently unavailable
Funding

Overview

This course will provide you with the knowledge to understand the principles of science. You will develop your science investigation skills and will carry out practical sessions in the science lab.

In the second year of your A-Level programme, you will progress to study the National Diploma.

Aims

This course will prepare you with the knowledge to progress to higher education or employment.

Modules

You will study the following modules on the National Extended Certificate:
  • Principles and Applications of Science
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Science Investigation Skills
  • Applications of Inorganic Chemistry.


In the second year of your A-Level programme, you will study the following on the National Diploma:
  • Laboratory Techniques and their Application
  • Principles and Applications of Science II
  • Investigative Project
  • Applications of Inorganic Chemistry.

Delivery

Day and time of study will be confirmed before the start of your course.

Teaching & assessment

You will complete a combination of internal and external assessments.

You will progress to study the National Diploma in Applied Science to perfect your laboratory techniques, carry out an investigative project and learn more about the applications of inorganic chemistry.

Interview Instructions

Please bring your GCSE certificates.

Entry Criteria

You will hold five GCSEs at grade 4 or higher, including GCSE English and maths.