L3 BTEC Certificate in Applied Science, Year 1 Hybrid
Ready to take the first step towards completing a Level 3 qualification? You’ll be in your element as you study and earn your National Certificate in Applied Science.
Get ready to put scientific theories into practice as you study biology, chemistry and physics in our practical state-of-the-art laboratories. You’ll explore specific areas of science such as diseases, physiology, genetics, astronomy, and more. You’ll also strengthen your application of organic and inorganic chemistry, develop practical and experimental techniques, and build up your analytical and research abilities. At the end of this course, you’ll walk away with a National Certificate that’s equivalent to half an A level.
Who is this course for?
Units / Modules
Unit 1: Principles and Applications of Science I
Unit 2: Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
Benefits / Skills
- Analyse and identify contemporary scientific issues
- Gain knowledge of applications of organic and inorganic chemistry
- Study specialist areas such as diseases, astronomy, genetics and biological modules
- Gain an understanding of the physiology of human body systems
- Conduct practical work in professional laboratories
- Improve your analytical, investigative and critical thinking skills
Career ProgressionYou can progress to a second year of study to achieve your Extended Certificate and overall Level 3 qualification, equivalent to 1 A Level.
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This course is designed to be studied as part of a hybrid programme alongside two A Levels
By 2024, the science, engineering and production technician sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 2.3%. (EMSI, 2019)
A qualification in science can lead to a whole host of opportunities in health-related industries, the pharmaceutical industry, land-based industries, environmental work, and sport and fitness.