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Applied Science BTEC First Certificate at Grange Technology College

Course description

Scientists work in industry, the health service, government establishments, research and educational institutions. Science provides job opportunities in almost every industry. The BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Applied Science is designed to provide a broad introduction to working in the any of these sectors. Successful completion of this is equivalent to GCSEs grades A*-C.

For further information please contact Miss A Dubickas, Director of Area

Course content

Chemistry Applications

Youll learn technical skills and knowledge of techniques through carrying out chemistry practical investigations.

Physical Science Applications

You'll learn about space, energy, radiation and electricity

Biological Systems

You'll learn about the natural environment and how to study the impact of human on it.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of science key stage three curriculum.


100% Coursework distributed over the two year course

Future opportunities

Employment opportunities

The BTEC First Certificate in Applied Science can be a stepping stone for successful candidates towards entering initial employment as a science technician or assistant practitioner in a wide variety of roles in the science industry.Further vocational and academic qualificationsThe achievement of the BTEC Certificate has the equivalence of 2 GCSEs graded A*-C. If you achieve an overall pass grade or better in the BTEC First Certificate in Applied Science, it is possible for you to progress to a higher level qualification such as a Level 3.

BTEC National Certificate in Applied Science,specialising in your preferred field.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grange Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years