Applied Science BTEC Diploma Level 3Course Code: AS3DP Learning Aim Code: 60058493 Full-time / Part-time: Full-time Duration: One Year Campus: Paget Road
Is this the right course for me?
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.
What will I learn?
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
What skills will I gain?
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
How will I be assessed?
Throughout the course you will be assessed through observation, written assessments, assignments and research.
What can I do next?
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
What are the Entry Requirements?
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