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Science BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate at Cardinal Hume Catholic School

Course description

The course is designed for Students who are interested in learning about the science sector alongside other fields of study. It is particularly suitable for students aiming to progress to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in applied science. It can be taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A Levels.


4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external. Mandatory content (83%). External assessment (58%). The 3 optional units may vary each year.

Future opportunities

This qualification is ideal for those wishing to go onto lab based work, for example, in hospitals and industry.  It is also a recognised qualification for entry onto degree courses at University.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Hume Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 28 February 2018

Key information

  • Start date: Next September