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Qualification name BTEC National Extended Diploma in Applied Science
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Free Courses for Jobs
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 9th September 2024
Cost description PPE such as lab coats, goggles and gloves, will be supplied. You will need to purchase a lab book for your project work. You may need to take part in compulsory visits which have associated costs.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

A strong background in a wide range of physical and life science subjects can provide an opening for many careers and Higher Education courses. Successful completion of this course will also provide evidence of good personal organisation, the ability to meet deadlines and a strong ability in the practical sciences.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Equivalent to 3 A Levels. At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including CC/44 in Double Award Science and C/4 in Maths or above.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Over the course of the two years, four of the units will be assessed through external exams, where one of which is an open-book style exam. The rest of the 13 units will be internally assessed through written work in a portfolio and successful work is awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction. All internal assessments are subject to external verification and all units must be successfully completed in order to obtain the Extended Diploma.

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Name Bexhill College
Address Penland Road
Bexhill on Sea
East Sussex
TN40 2JG
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Phone 01424 214545
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