Level 3 Certificate in Applied Science

SFcopy1This very popular course is designed to enable students to understand and appreciate the impact that science has on our everyday lives. There is a high level of practical work involved so the students become very skilful in carrying out practical techniques and safely following standard procedures.

Students have the opportunity to research and visit a variety of local organisations, where science is used in the workplace.

Students carry out research on energy use and the generation of electricity. This gives them a greater insight into the issues associated with carbon emissions and global warming, which are of great concern to everyone.

This course will prepare students for a range of courses including a degree in Applied Science. A level Applied Science can lead to a variety of careers including: teaching, laboratory technician, forensic science, dental technician, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, environmental work and the health and beauty industries.

Qualification equivalence: AS/A Level
Course contact: Mr C Gates
Assessment: Coursework and exams
Additional entry requirements: 1 Grade B and 1 Grade C in Science Subjects
Suggested combinations: Health and Social Care, ICT, Geography, English.
Link: http://aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/applied-general