BTEC Level 2 First Award in Applied Science


  • Course: BTEC Level 2 First Award in Applied Science
  • Qualification Type: National Award (BTEC)
  • Qualification Level: Level 2
  • Course type: Full Time
  • Duration: 52 Weeks
  • Entry Requirements:

    2 GCSE's at grade 3 or above including Science

  • Available Dates: 02/09/2024 to 30/06/2025
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The course covers Biology, Chemistry and Physics and the skills needed by scientists to collect, analyse and interpret data.

You will carry our experiments and learn how science is used in different jobs. Assignments are based on real applications of science in areas such as foresnsic science, food technology and environmental science.


The units covered in this course include:

  • Principles of Science
  • Chemistry and Our Earth
  • energy and Our Universe
  • Biology and Our Environment
  • Application of Chemical Substances
  • Application of Physical Science
  • Applications of Life Science
  • Scientific Skills

A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.

How will it be delivered?

A mixture of external and internal assessments throughout the year. External exams in February and May. Internal coursework based over the year.

What can I do next?

Students from this course have gone on to do the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science.

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