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Science BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy

Course description

The BTEC course is vocational and looks to train the learner in a number of areas of applied science. Learners will develop vocational practical skills and knowledge of techniques and the subject through carrying out practical investigations.

Entry requirements

This course is equivalent to 1 A-level and is a two year course. Minimum entry requirement is a merit at level 2 Science BTEC Diploma.

Future opportunities

Learners wishing to pursue a career in science will gain a general understanding of all the main sciences, including basic practical techniques.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    • Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy is situated within a large green site with playing fields at the front and back of the main buildings.  Unlike many new schools, classrooms at HWGA are spacious, and most teachers have their own rooms and are accessible to support students.  Much refurbishment has taken place over the last two years.  Recent changes have included a refurbished library, refurbished and extended Sixth Form Learning Area, five brand new Science laboratories with refurbishment of the supporting preparatory rooms, a refurbished MFL department and refurbished Health and Social Care rooms.  In addition, the school is equipped with a modern  IT network including a cutting edge wireless cloud network throughout the school.  All Sixth Form students are supplied with their own laptops for study within the academy and at home.  The school has two dedicated Performing Art Suites, a Dance Studio and a large hall with high quality lighting rigs, and mechanised seating that provides a flexible performance venue.