Environmental Science (Lakes Advanced) BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Lakes College West Cumbria
The course itself is for those who would like to pursue a career in the science industry or who are interested in studying a science-related, university level course.
The course consists of six units. Units include: Fundamental Science, Working in the Industry, Scientific Investigations, Scientific Practical Techniques, Perceptions of Science, Using Mathematical Tools in Science, Energy Changes, Sources & Applications, Practical Chemical Analysis, Industrial Applications of Chemical Reactions, Industrial Applications of Organic Chemistry. The course will be assessed 100% by coursework.
Four GCSEs at Grades A*-C including Science and Mathematics or successful completion of the Level 2 Applied Science. A Level options require the following GCSE grades: Mathematics - B
Free to all 16-18 and 19-23 year olds who do not already have a full level 3 qualification e.g. 4 or more AS Levels or 2 A Levels. Advanced Learning Loans are available for further education courses at Level 3, 4 & 5. They operate like higher education loans with deferred payments until you earn over approximately £21, 000 per year. (Information available at https://www.gov.uk/advanced -learning-loans/overview) You have the option of taking out a loan or setting up a payment plan with the college that best suits your needs.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lakes College West Cumbria directly.