BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate
BTEC Applied Science offers a practical approach that can be lacking in more traditional routes, by applying learning to real life situations. Students have to undertake a number of units for which they present evidence, based on actual work and studies. This allows them to demonstrate their skills and knowledge.
The Extended Certificate has 58% exam (2 Units) and 42% coursework (2 Units).
BTEC Applied Science is designed as a specialist, vocationally related qualifications for those who have a clear view of their future career or who want to progress to Higher Education. It is an alternative to A Levels and accepted as an entry requirement for universities, further education colleges and highly valued by employers.
For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.