BTEC Nationals Applied Science (2010)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Nationals in Applied Science. These vocational qualifications help level 3 students develop the practical knowledge, skills and understanding they need to prepare for their chosen career.  

Units offered include fundamentals of science, working in the science industry, scientific practical techniques, perceptions of science, and chemical laboratory techniques.

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Specification

Specification

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Applied Science
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
180
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
300
Qualification number (QN):
500/6726/6
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19-23 Level 2 and 3 entitlement (SFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (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 December 2017

 BTEC Level 3 Applied Science specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
600
Qualification number (QN):
500/6725/4
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19-23 Level 2 and 3 entitlement (SFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (SFA funding), Apprenticeships (SFA funding)
Pathways:
Applied Biology
Applied Chemistry
Applied Physics
Medical Science
Forensic Science
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 December 2017

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Applied Science
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
540
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
900
Qualification number (QN):
600/5849/3
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19-23 Level 2 and 3 entitlement (SFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (SFA funding)
Pathways:
Applied Biology
Applied Chemistry
Applied Physics
Medical Science
Forensic Science
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2012
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 December 2017

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science specification
Download PDF | 19.4 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Applied Science
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
720
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
120
Qualification number (QN):
500/6673/0
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (SFA funding), Apprenticeships (SFA funding)
Pathways:
Medical Science
Forensic Science
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 December 2017

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science specification
Download PDF | 19.4 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
1080
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
1800
Qualification number (QN):
500/6720/5
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (SFA funding), Apprenticeships (SFA funding)
Pathways:
Medical Science
Forensic Science
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 December 2017
BTEC Nationals from 2016

BTEC Nationals from 2016

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Meeting Local Needs

If you want to add optional units to a BTEC National qualification to Meet Local Needs (MLN), complete the application form below.

To learn more about using Meeting Local Needs units in your BTEC National course, download the MLN guidelines.

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