Applied Science

BTEC extended certificate


As a student of Applied Science, you will be able to explore a varied and diverse curriculum across Biology, Chemistry and Physics. You will consider the science you are learning from the viewpoint of how it is important to the scientific industry.


With a track record built over 30 years of learner success, BTEC Nationals are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the signature vocational qualification at Level 3.


Nursing; animal care; science technician; sports sciences; food safety; radiography assistant; forensic scientist.

Additional Entry Requirements

Grade 4 in science GCSE or BTEC level 2 merit. Maths and English to grade 4.


External assessment (58%)
Internal assessment (42%)

Opportunities for work related activities

Visit to Bristol University science labs; guest speakers in microbiology and neuroscience.

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