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Notre Dame Pathway
One Year Course - Equivalent To Two GCSEs
BTEC Level 2 First
What do I need to study this course?
You need a grade 4 in either GCSE English Language or GCSE Maths, and four other GCSEs with at least a grade 3.
What will I study?
This course is your first step towards a career in industrial, key medical, or scientific sectors. You’ll learn about scientific principles and how to put them into practice. You will study biology units such as the Nervous System, Genetics, and Disease. Chemistry includes the study of Atoms, Reactions, and Pollution. In physics you will study Energy, Electricity, and Radioactivity. The course is made up of six units internally assessed through the completion of coursework and two externally assessed units; two separate exams. This qualification is suitable for those wishing to gain a level 1 or level 2 qualification to support further study.
This course, combined with other qualifications, facilitates progression to BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Applied Science, other level 3 qualifications, employment or apprenticeships.