BTEC Firsts Applied Science (2010)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Firsts in Applied Science (QCF). Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Units offered include science in the world, science in medicine, working in a science-based organisation and a practical scientific project.

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BTEC Firsts in Applied Science specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Applied Science
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
90
Qualification number (QN):
500/7563/9
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2014
Last registration:
  • 31 August 2014
Final certification:
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Firsts in Applied Science specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Applied Science
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
180
Qualification number (QN):
500/7453/2
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2014
Last registration:
  • 31 August 2014
Final certification:
  • 31 August 2016

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
360
Qualification number (QN):
500/6671/7
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16 (EFA funding), 16-18 (EFA funding), 19+ Local flexibility (SFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2017
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BTEC Firsts in Applied Science can help you take your first steps towards a career as a scientific technician or assistant. You’ll learn about chemistry, biology and physics, and get an insight into working in laboratories and for scientific organisations.

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