Applied Science BTEC Diploma Level 3
Course Code AS3DP60058493
Study Mode Full Time | Full Time
Duration One Year | One Year
Campus Paget Road Campus | Paget Road Campus
If you are passionate about science and want to progress to a successful career in the profession, then the BTEC Level 3 Diploma will provide you with a deeper understanding of scientific principles across the three main areas of biology, chemistry and physics.
You will develop a range of scientific, practical and analytical skills and work on projects and experiments in the practical working environment of our well-equipped science labs.
You will carry out practical sessions in our well-equipped science labs and throughout the course will have the opportunity to go on science-related educational visits and field trips.
To access this course you are required to have:
- Four or more GCSEs at Grade C or above with GCSE English and maths at Grade D or above
- or successful completion of a full level 2 study programme.
- College interview/assessment
During the course you will study the following modules:
- Fundamentals of science Working in the science industry
- Scientific investigations
- Practical scientific techniques
- Perceptions of science
- Using mathematical tools in science
- Physiology of human body systems
- Energy changes, sources and applications
- Industrial applications of organic chemistry
Studying this course you will gain knowledge and understanding of:
- A range of technical, scientific and employability skills
- In-depth practical work
- Research and study skills
- Demands and legislation in science workplace
- Monitoring and recording scientific data
- The science profession
- Role and responsibilities of a science technician or assistant practitioner
Throughout the course you will be assessed through observation, written assessments, assignments and research.
Completion of the course will enable you to:
- Progress to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science
- Apply for a job as a science technician or assistant practitioner in a laboratory
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