BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Applied Science and Application of Sciences at St John Rigby College
The BTEC Level 2 First Certificate
in Principles of Applied Science and
Application of Science covers the
Key Stage 4 Programme of Study for
Science, so the content is similar to
that which you would have studied at
school during year 10 and 11.
This qualification is equivalent two
GCSEs There is ample opportunity
within this course to explore the
practical aspects of science, through
guided laboratory work and develop
your scientific skills.
+ Principles of Science (External)
+ Chemistry and Our Earth
+ Energy and Our Universe
+ Biology and Our Environment
+ Scientific Skills (External)
+ Application of Chemical
+ Application of Physical Science
+ Health Applications of Life Science
To study a Level 2 Programme you will have achieved a minimum of three grade 3s in English Language (please refer to the Entry Requirements section page 24 for further details)
You will be assessed through written asignemnts, presentation and practical work which are graded Pass, Merit or Distinction. Fifty per cent of the qualification is externally assessed via two 60 minute examination.
This course is suitable for those still requiring a Level 2 Science qualification for progression to certain Level 3 and 4 courses in their future education. This qualification provides evidence of a satisfactory underpinning science knowledge for progression to specific courses with a science qualification entry requirement.
This qualification provides a route to employment as a science technician or assistant practitioner working in a wide variety of roles in the science industry or in organisations that use science.
This course is suitable for those students who wish to progress onto the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma Biomedical Science course.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.