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Part Time BTEC Higher National Certificate Environmental Management

Wirral Metropolitan College

HNC (Higher National Certificate) , Environmental Management

Course Description

BTEC Higher National Certificate Environmental Management Attendance Part-time Evening Duration 2 Years Level This is a Higher-Education (HE) course Times Starting around 8 Sep 2010: Not yet timetabled It is planned to offer this course in the academic year 2010/11. The timetable and fees will be confirmed nearer the time. It is planned to offer this course in the academic year 2011/12. The timetable and fees will be confirmed nearer the time. How to Apply/Enrol Application Form to be returned to Learner Services Course Outline This is a modular course that includes units from business studies and environmental science. It is especially suitable for those in work who need to know more about environmental management. Open Flexible Learning is available on this course. Profile As part of this new course you will undertake a range of core and optional units. On completion of 10 units you will gain a Higher National Certificate. Core units (6) include: Laboratory Techniques Medical Microbiology Project Optional units (4) include: Environmental Management Analysis of Scientific Information & Data Pollution Monitoring You will do a project (one unit) and if appropriate can complete a work-based assignment (one unit). By studying for a third year candidates who wish can continue their Higher National Certificate into a Higher National Diploma by taking a further six optional units. Additional Information Course is by day release on Wednesdays at Carlett Park - you can start in September or January. Alternatively study by means of Open Flexible Learning which involves evening tutorials and laboratory work - currently Wednesday 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm plus supported self study by arrangement. Laboratory investigative work (useful but not compulsory). Suplementary laboratory sessions will be available at times arranged with the students. Funding HEFCE funded Qualifications Offered (in next Class) HNC Applied Biology (environment) Funding Stream: 99 - No LSC funding **NO REMISSION** Fees: Tuition: ?750.00 Please Note: These are current course fees. Later courses may be charged at a different rate. Fees quoted are on an individual student basis only. Opportunities This qualification enhances job opportunities in laboratory work and a range of related careers. It can also lead to higher education. Entry Requirement Specific requirements - Experience of working in the science industry, relevant academic qualification and interview. Communication skills - Ability to communicate fluently (verbally and in text). Ability to work as part of a team. Literacy - A good understanding of written text and an ability to analyse information. Numeracy - Ability to cope with mathematical concepts to GCSE grade C level and beyond. Action planning - Ability to self organise and prioritise. Information Technology - No prior knowledge required. If English is not your first language, you may need an English Language assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the English Language Unit at the College.

BTEC Higher National Certificate Environmental Management Attendance Part-time Evening Duration 2 Years Level This is a Higher-Education (HE) course Times Starting around 8 Sep 2010: Not yet timetabled It is planned to offer this course in the academic year 2010/11. The timetable and fees will be confirmed nearer the time. It is planned to offer this course in the academic year 2011/12. The...

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