Level 2 BTEC Principles of Applied Science
Prepare for a career in science by applying logical thinking on this exciting Applied Science Level 2 course. Discover the worlds of chemistry, physics, biology and more as you work towards a rewarding qualification at GCSE level.
Get an introduction to the principles of science with this BTEC First Award. You’ll study the environment, energy, planet Earth and the universe, whilst conducting practical work in professional laboratories. Everything you learn will help you formulate your own hypotheses and investigations – strengthening your theoretical and critical thinking skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to carry out multiple experiments, including rates of reactions and electrical circuits.
Who is this course for?
Units / Modules
Unit 1: Principles of Science
Unit 2: Chemistry and Our Earth
Unit 3: Energy and Our Universe
Unit 4: Biology and Our Environment
Benefits / Skills
- Gain an understanding of chemistry, physics and biology
- Acquire knowledge of how the above subjects relate to energy, planet Earth and our universe
- Conduct practical work in professional laboratories
- Learn about scientific theories, techniques and hypotheses
- Improve your analytical, investigative and critical thinking skills
Career ProgressionProgress to a Level 3 qualification, apprenticeship or relevant employment.
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Course Fee (16-18)
You can still study this course if your English and maths grades are below 4 - these subjects will be built into your course instead.
By 2024, the science, engineering and production technician sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 2.3%. (EMSI, 2019)