Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Raynes Park High School
The BTEC Level 3 Extended certificate in Applied Science provides the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for students wishing to enter a career as a support role within industrial science, medicinal science, sport science, food science and education. The qualification is equivalent to 1 A level but provides access to more specialist units in preparation for the world of work.
Academic entry requirements: You should have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above (including Science and Maths or English) or a BTEC Level 2 Principles and Applications in Applied Science at Merit or above.
An interest in science and how it is used in the workplace, along with the ability to work well both in a team and as an individual.
At the end of the course if you pass the assignments and the examination then you will gain a nationally recognised qualification
in Applied Science. The qualification can be converted into UCAS points for University entry. (This is broadly equivalent to 1 A level)
This course can also lead to employment in:
- Education , as a Science technician in a school or university laboratory
- A quality control laboratory in the manufacturing industry
- A hospital laboratory
- A materials testing laboratory in the construction, paper or plastics industry
- A medicinal support role within areas such as physiotherapy, midwifery, radiography and nutrition
- Sport related roles
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Raynes Park High School directly.