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What's Involved

This course is designed primarily for young people aged 14-19 who may wish to explore a vocational route in Science. The course leads to an understanding of how science can be applied in a vocational/work setting. It does not give you all the skills you will need to do a job, but it does mean you have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills that are relevant to your chosen area of work.

This course contains mandatory and optional units. The units cover Chemistry, Biology and Physics. You will be taught in our new laboratories and will have the opportunity to gain work experience and go on educational visits. If you need to improve your English or Maths qualifications, this can take place alongside this course.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE's at grade 3 (D) or above including English Language, maths and Double Science. In addition to these, you will also need a satisfactory school reference, a successful interview and initial screening.

Where will it take me?

At the end of the course you will be able to progress to BTEC Level 3 in Applied Science or into employment. Alternatively, you could progress onto related courses at Level 3 in Sport, Health, Engineering etc.

The underpinning knowledge, understanding and practical skills that make up this qualification reflect the needs of employers and higher and further education professionals. This gives you the opportunity to enter potential employment within a wide range of science sectors, such as industrial, medical, or forensic. You could progress from this course into careers such as forensic science, laboratory assistant, medical technician and many more.

Course Assessment Method

All units are assessed through practical and/or assignment/project based work.

The following 8 units are compulsory:

  • Principles of Science;
  • Application of Chemical Substances;
  • Chemistry and our Earth;
  • Energy and our Universe;
  • Biology and our Environment;
  • Application of Physical Science;
  • Health Applications of Life Science; and
  • Scientific Skills.

Where and When

Applied Science Level 2 First Extended Certificate BTEC (Nqf) - Study Programme

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
A172Z2F-19 Full Time 02/09/2019 £1,243 £0 £1,243 N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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