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Full Time BTEC NC in Applied Science Yr 2

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BTEC NC in Applied Science Yr 2 Course Code 1A113909B12 Qualification : BTEC National Certificate School : AS, A Levels and Science Site : NLBP Dates : 07/09/2009 - 25/06/2010 (36 weeks) Days : Mon-Fri Times : 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM About this Course Who is the course for? The BTEC National Certificate in Applied Science is a practical, work-related course designed to provide career development opportunities for those already in work or as preparation for those considering or seeking employment in any area of Science. You must have a genuine interest in and an aptitude for Science. What will I study? All students take the 5 core units: *Fundamentals of Science *Working in the Science Industry *Scientific Practial Techniques *Perceptions of Science *Application of Numbers for Science Technicians *Mathematics for Science Technicians *Informatics *Physiology of Human Body Systems *Energy Changes, Sources and Applications *Chemistry for Biology Technicians *Industrial Applications of Chemical Reactions. What qualifications or experience do I need to get on the course? You will be expected to have at least one of the following: A BTEC First Certificate or Diploma in Science or a related subject A pass or above in GNVQ Intermediate Science or a related subject A standard of literacy and numeracy supported by a general education equivalent to 4 GCSEs at Grade A*-C including Science, English and Maths Related appropriate workplace experience. What qualification could I achieve? You achieve the nationally recognised BTEC National Certificate which is equivalent to 2 A level grades A-E. Will I need an interview? Yes. How do I join the course? You will need to complete an application form and be interviewed by a member of the course team or other designated interviewer. How will I be assessed? All units will be assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded. To achieve a pass grade, you must complete ALL twelve units and be assessed by assignments/projects/exercises set by your tutors and marked internally. Are there extra costs for equipment/materials? While every attempt is made to keep the cost to the candidate to a minimum, the college reserves the right to charge candidates amounts over and above published fees in response to any additional charges from the awarding body. Candidates will, however, have to purchase a lab coat for use in Chemistry practical lessons. What can the course lead to? A BTEC National Certificate prepares you for employment and provides a good grounding to go on to do more advanced Higher Education courses in such areas as Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, Pharmaceutical Science, General Science degrees, Food Technology, Analytical Science, Quality Control and Environmental Science. Further Information All enquiries should be addressed to Theo Cronje, the Course Co-ordinator.

BTEC NC in Applied Science Yr 2 Course Code 1A113909B12 Qualification : BTEC National Certificate School : AS, A Levels and Science Site : NLBP Dates : 07/09/2009 - 25/06/2010 (36 weeks) Days : Mon-Fri Times : 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM About this Course Who is the course for? The BTEC National Certificate in Applied Science is a practical, work-related course designed to provide career development...

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