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Full Time BTEC First Diploma in Applied Science

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BTEC First Diploma in Applied Science Level Two | Awarding Body: Edexcel | Aireville Campus | Full-Time Course Description The BTEC First Diploma in Applied Science is a practical, work-related course which provides an interesting and stimulating approach to the study of science. The complete First Diploma is equivalent to four GCSE grades at A*-C and develops the skills needed to start a career in science, or provides an ideal background for progression to our BTEC National Diploma qualifications. The technical and employability skills, knowledge and understanding you will gain from this qualification are transferable to many different areas either in employment within science based industries, or as a basis for further study in education. There are no exams and assessment is by the completion of a range of internally assessed assignments and projects during the course. Course Content Core units: Scientific Principles Science and the World of Work Specialist Units: Biological Systems Chemistry and Applications Forensic Science Applications Science in Medicine Course Length and Study Pattern This is a one year course with approx. 11 hours per week over 2 days each week, from September to July. Career Progression Employment in the science field, e.g. Health and Safety, Medical Laboratory Technology, Quality Control, Materials Testing and Chemical Analysis Further Education BTEC National Diploma qualifications in Applied Science (e.g. Forensic/Medical Science) Work Experience You will have chance to visit laboratories and workplaces during the course. Assessment Each unit is assessed by assignment tasks, which build up into a portfolio. There are no exams. Is this course available as evening study? No

BTEC First Diploma in Applied Science Level Two | Awarding Body: Edexcel | Aireville Campus | Full-Time Course Description The BTEC First Diploma in Applied Science is a practical, work-related course which provides an interesting and stimulating approach to the study of science. The complete First Diploma is equivalent to four GCSE grades at A*-C and develops the skills needed to start a career...

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