This course is ideal for higher achieving students who want to complete an A-Level for university progression and learn the more practical aspects of science, including laboratory work and detailed analysis.
|Qualification name||BTEC National Extended Certificate in Applied Science|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||6th September 2022|
|Cost description||Please contact provider - fees will be paid by the government for adults without a full level 3 already|
It is expected that applicants will have English and maths at grades 5-9 (A*-C) and a science GCSE at grades 6-9 (A*-B). Additional GCSE results at grades 5-9 will be an advantage.
This course will provide the practical skills of a BTEC programme alongside the benefits of an A Level programme.The BTEC units have been chosen to complement the content of the A Level programme, reinforcing learning with practical investigations and coursework which will support the BTEC qualification.The A Level programme will consist of eight topics over two years. There will be three exams covering all topics at the end of the second year.You will also be assessed on your practical skills i
The course will be a combination of assessed written work, practical project assessments and final dated examinations at the end of the second year of study.