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Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Raynes Park High School

Course description

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.

Course content

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.

Personal qualities:
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.

Future opportunities

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.

Last updated date: 05 April 2017
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