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Forensic Science at East Leake Academy

Course description

Level 3 Certificate offers a specialist qualification that focuses on particular aspects of employment within scientific industries. The BTEC Level 3 Certificate is a qualification which can extend students’ knowledge and skills and provide a good foundation for pursuing a career related to Science. This portfolio-based qualifi cation builds on knowledge gained at GCSE and is assessed through assignments completed during the course.

Compulsory Modules studied:

* Fundamentals of Science
* Working in the Science Industry
* Scientifi c Practical Techniques


Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma - Completed over two years (Year 12 and 13)

This qualification extends the specialist work-related focus of the BTEC Level 3. Certificate qualification studied in Year 12 and covers the key knowledge and practical skills required to pursue a career in scientific industries.

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers students greater flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the optional units. It is broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level. The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers an engaging programme for those who are clear about the area of employment or Higher Education that they wish to enter.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths.

Grade C/B in Science

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Leake Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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