Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Reading College
To work in the science industry you need a qualification that enables you to develop the knowledge and practical scientific skills that are relevant to employers. This course will give you the opportunity to acquire a range of technical employabilitypersonal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. Units within the qualification cover areas of laboratory science forensic science medical science environmental science and biological chemical and physical science. You will work in the science laboratories and will be taught by our experienced specialist staff.
You will need a Merit in the Applied Science BTEC Level 2 Diploma or five GCSEs at Grade C or above including English, maths and sciences. We will interview you to make sure that you will succeed on the course.
You could progress on to employment with organisations that use science. These can include roles such as quality control technician, medicalphysics technician, or scientific editors and proof-readers. You could also progress on to higher education in science and health-related subjects with an honours degree, foundation degree or a higher national diploma in applied biology or applied chemistry.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reading College directly.