BTEC First in Applied Science
This practical course is ideal for school-leavers who are interested in a career in environmental science, food technology, forensic science, quality control and research, analytical science or education. You will develop your skills and interest in science and learn practical skills as well as the related theory.
4 GCSEs at grades D or above or other Level 1 qualification preferably at merit.
Some of the units you will study include:
• Applications of biology
• Chemistry and physics
• Scientific principles
• Science and the world of work
Optional units that may be available include:
• Forensic science applications
• Medical science
• Environmental science
• Anatomy and physiology
Please note: unit options are subject to numbers.
Once you have completed this course you can progress on to a Level 3 qualification, such as a BTEC National in Applied Science, Forensic Science, Medical Science, Health Studies, IT, Electronics or Engineering.