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APPLICATIONS OF SCIENCE

Level 2

One Year

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

An interest in improving a grade in Level Two Science.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

This course is assessed by coursework (75%) and exams (25%).

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course is ideal for learners who have an interest for learners with an interest in the principles and practical applications of science, where the assessment will be largely in the form of research and practical investigations alongside the fundamental core science concepts. The course develops the learner’s understanding of key applications of science and builds the skills required both for the scientific workplace and for further study.


You could complement your studies with enrichment activities including First Aid, the Fitness Instructor Award or Basic Food Hygiene.


This course will enable you to study BTEC Extended Certificate or Diploma Applied Science at Level Three.

A John Leggott College Student taking part in a science experiment.

COURSE AREA LEAD

Abi Morrison

 WHO IS  THIS AIMED AT?

This course is aimed at students on our Step Up Pathway, alongside English or Maths GCSE looking to build on their Level Two Portfolio with an interest in improving their Science qualification.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Core Units:

  • Applications of Chemical Substances

  • Applications of Physical Science

  • Health Applications of Life Science

  • Scientific Skills (exam)

WHAT SKILLS WILL YOU  DEVELOP?

  • Confidence

  • Collaboration

  • Creativity

  • Practice Lab Skills

  • Time Management

  • Meeting Deadlines

  • Effort

  • Systems

  • Professional Skills

  • Communication

  • Problem Solving

PROGRESSION ROUTES