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BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate  

BTEC Applied Science provides a specialist work related qualification for the science sector and is equivalent to one A Level. You will develop your scientific practical skills and knowledge. The following units are studied: 

  • Principals and Application of Science I 

  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques 

  • Science Investigation Skills 

One additional unit is also studied.  


58% Exam/Set Task 

42% Coursework  

Where Next 

You could go straight into employment, for example, as a lab technician or progress onto a vocational, science based degree programme such as nursing or applied science. 

More Information 

For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.