BTEC Firsts Applied Science (2012) - NQF

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Firsts in Applied Science (NQF). 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 the key scientific principles, chemistry, energy and biology, scientific skills and the application of science.

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BTEC First Award in Principles of Applied Science specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Principles of Applied Science
Level:
Level 1/2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
120
Qualification number (QN):
600/4787/2
Qualification framework:
National Qualifications Framework (NQF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16, 16-18, 18+
Availability:
UK and Europe ?The Europe region includes some countries outside the European continent. These countries are: Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Cyprus, the Canary Islands, Falklands, Israel, Iceland, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
First teaching:
2012
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2017

BTEC First Award in Application of Science specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 1/ Level 2 First Award in Application of Science
Level:
Level 1/2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
120
Qualification number (QN):
600/4796/3
Qualification framework:
National Qualifications Framework (NQF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16, 16-18, 18+
Availability:
UK and Europe ?The Europe region includes some countries outside the European continent. These countries are: Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Cyprus, the Canary Islands, Falklands, Israel, Iceland, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
First teaching:
2012
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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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Applied Science
Level:
Level 1/2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Qualification number (QN):
6006318X
Qualification framework:
National Qualifications Framework (NQF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16, 16-18, 18+
Availability:
UK and Europe ?The Europe region includes some countries outside the European continent. These countries are: Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Cyprus, the Canary Islands, Falklands, Israel, Iceland, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
First teaching:
2012
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2017

BTEC First Diploma in Applied Science specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Applied Science
Level:
Level 1/2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
480
Qualification number (QN):
601/4531/6
Qualification framework:
National Qualifications Framework (NQF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16, 16-18, 18+
Availability:
UK and Europe ?The Europe region includes some countries outside the European continent. These countries are: Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Cyprus, the Canary Islands, Falklands, Israel, Iceland, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
First teaching:
2014
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BTEC Firsts in Applied Science can help you take your first steps towards a career in a wide range of sectors such as process, industrial, medical, or forensic science. You’ll learn about scientific principles and how to put them into practice in the workplace. 

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