Applied Science Level 2
Science and Mathematics
Please note you can only send one application to this provider.
What will you be working towards?
||National Diploma (BTEC)
This course is suitable if you want to pursue a career in science or study advanced level science.
This course will allow you to experience what scientists do in their work, covering biology, chemistry, forensic science and physics, developing your practical, and scientific skills. You will cover a range of units relating directly to the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by employers in the science industry. You will work in our fully-equipped laboratories that have state-of-the-art resources enabling you to progress in your science career.
You will develop knowledge and skills related to fundamental concepts. You will work in our four fully-equipped science laboratories, as well as our specialist forensic suite where you will be able to learn how to look for clues in helping to solve crimes!
Working across the core sciences, you will study a number of units including, how the body works, crime scene analysis, chemistry and our earth and energy and the universe.
Work experience is a mandatory part of the course that will enable you to gain the skills and knowledge of how science has evolved in the workplace. We have dedicated work placement advisors that will help you to get an insight into a specific sector of your choice. Outside of the science laboratories, you will have industry visits and trips to further your learning.
How will it be delivered?
You will be assessed by assignments, exams and practical work.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English at 3 or above and maths at 2 or above and 2 other GCSEs at 3 or above including a science subject.
Your next steps...
You can go on to employment in a scientific and technical area, for example laboratories and production research and development.