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Full Time Applied Science First Diploma EDEXCEL

Solihull College

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Applied Science First Diploma EDEXCEL Course Level: Level 2 - Further Education equivalent to BTEC First Diploma, GCSE or NVQ2 Reference Number: QMS2TS02/BAFAP Introduction This is an excellent opportunity to develop science skills across the disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. The training will also enable students to gain experience in laboratory management with a good understanding of the industrial application of science and professional roles of scientists in the world of work. The qualification can be used for entry into Level 3 study like National Diploma and A levels or direct entry into employment like laboratory science. The course is mainly through continual assessment of assignment and project work. The course is designed to allow students to take GCSE Mathematics or English if required and also the opportunity to further develop IT & communication skills. What will be covered in the course? Specialist Units: Chemistry Applications - to develop an understanding of concepts in chemistry and their industrial applications. Environmental Science (Biology) - to promote understanding of environmental issues, policies and field biology. Physical Science Applications - - to develop an understanding of concepts in physics and their industrial applications. Working with Science - Offers an introductory overview of the laboratory scientist Core Units: Scientific Principles - laboratory investigations and measurement and testing of theoretical ideas The Science and the World of work - investigation of science as it is used throughout a range of current industries Course dates and times Offered at various times, please contact us for further information. What qualification(s) can be gained? BTEC First Diploma Applied Science - Edexcel Level 2 How is the course assessed? The First diploma course is assessed continuously through written assignments which are externally moderated by the exam board. The overall course is assessed by achieving a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. Additional costs All laboratory safety equipment will be provided by the college. Attendance and additional study hours None. Further information An Interview is required to join this course. Trips to industrial sites. Students will be eligible to use all the college facilities which include excellent computer facilities, the library, sports hall and opportunities to participate in events organised by student liaison. Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands. This qualification will support entry on to level 3 qualifications like a National diploma in Science, A levels or NVQ's. This progression route has supported many students studying science degrees at university or other higher education courses. It can also lead to direct entry into employment within a range of specialist scientific roles at junior level.

Applied Science First Diploma EDEXCEL Course Level: Level 2 - Further Education equivalent to BTEC First Diploma, GCSE or NVQ2 Reference Number: QMS2TS02/BAFAP Introduction This is an excellent opportunity to develop science skills across the disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. The training will also enable students to gain experience in laboratory management with a good understanding...

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