BTEC Nationals Applied Science (2016)

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BTEC National Certificate in Applied Science specification
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First teaching: September 2016
First external assesment: 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 results)

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports progression to higher education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the science sector.

Learners must not register on both the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Applied Science and the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Forensic and Criminal Investigation, due to overlap of content and assessment. 

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BTEC National Extended Certificate in Applied Science specification
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First teaching: September 2016
First external assesment: 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 results)

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports progression to higher education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the science sector.

Learners must not register on both the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Applied Science and the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Forensic and Criminal Investigation, due to overlap of content and assessment. 

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BTEC Foundation Diploma in Applied Science specification
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First teaching: September 2016
First external assesment: 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 results)

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports progression to higher education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the science sector.

Learners must not register on both the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Applied Science and the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Forensic and Criminal Investigation, due to overlap of content and assessment. 

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BTEC National Diploma in Applied Science specification
Download PDF | 3.1 MB

First teaching: September 2016
First external assesment: 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 results)

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports progression to higher education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the science sector.

Learners must not register on both the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Applied Science and the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Forensic and Criminal Investigation, due to overlap of content and assessment. 

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BTEC National Extended Diploma in Applied Science specification
Download PDF | 3.4 MB

First teaching: September 2016
First external assesment: 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 results)

Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.

Supports progression to higher education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the science sector.

Learners must not register on both the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Applied Science and the BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Forensic and Criminal Investigation, due to overlap of content and assessment. 

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Delivery Guide - BTEC Nationals in Applied Science
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Free sample student book: preparing for assessment (unit 1)
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BTEC Nationals in Applied Science from 2016 - Skills for Learning and Work
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