Level: BTEC Level 2 First Certificate (2 GCSEs Equivalent)
Exam Board: Edexcel/Pearson
Grade 3 in GCSE English and/or Maths.
What will I study?
This course is your first step towards a career in industrial, medical, or scientific sectors. You’ll learn about scientific principles and how to put them into practice. We cover key scientific principles. 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.
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