Certificate in Applied Science
BTEC Applied Science
East Riding College (Beverley/ Bridlington)
Flemingate Centre, Armstrong Way, Beverley, HU17 OGH
This course is delivered at Flemingate, Bev and St Mary's Walk, Brid
Telephone: 0345 120 0044
This course offers an exciting alternative to anyone interested in studying science, but struggles with exams. The course will develop your understanding of science, giving you an insight into the practical applications of science in the workplace. It will cover aspects of the three main sciences, but focuses mainly on biology and chemistry.
What will you be learning?
There are 6 units in this course:
- Fundamentals of science
- Working in the science industry
- Scientific investigations
- Physiology of human body systems
- Chemical laboratory techniques
- Microbiological techniques
All units are assessed by practical coursework which is internally marked and externally moderated.
Start Date: September 2017
Duration: 34 weeks (Full Time)
Who can do it?
Age Range: 16-19, 19+
What will you be working towards?
Awarding Body: AQA
Level: Level 3
- Five GCSEs grade A* - C/ 4 - 9 - if you are doing a full-time A'level programme
- Four GCSEs grade A* - C/4 - 9 - if you are combining an A'level with a vocational programme
Lead Provider: East Riding College
Course Contact: Learner Services 0345 120 0044
Due to the problem solving skills that are developed law is a highly regarded subject. Many students progress to university for law, law related courses such as criminology or a degree in any other subject. In addition, the study of law can be a sound background for many careers. It can lead to various careers in law, such as working as a solicitor, barrister or paralegal. It is also a useful foundation for many careers such as business, government, banking and the police force.