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L2 PEARSON EDEXCEL FIRST EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
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L2 PEARSON EDEXCEL FIRST EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE

Target audience 

This course is ideal for students who are interested in science and see themselves having a career in the science
industry. This course is aimed at school leavers or students progressing from a suitable level 1 programme and will
give students the opportunity to progress to a vocationally related level 3 course.

Entry requirements 

Students must have a minimum: 2 GCSE's at grade 4 or above including English or Maths and 3 GCSE's at
grade 3. Progressing students from an equivalent qualification are also suitable.

Course content 

Students will be studying a range of units within areas of biology, chemistry and physics. The units require applied
learning that brings together knowledge and understanding with practical and technical skills. Students will develop
essential transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis which are valued in both
further education and the workplace.

Teaching & Learning 

Students are expected to attend all timetabled sessions which cover the different units, tutorial and will give the
opportunity to develop English and Maths skills further. Students will spend time on self-study to review class notes,
prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for the exam.

Assessment criteria 

Students have the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and understanding in a range of work-relatedcontexts and assessments:

  • Work-related assignments such as essays, reports, case studies, research projects
  • One unit is assessed in a written exam

All units have to be completed to gain the overall grade and qualification

Progression 

This qualification provides the opportunity to progress to a voctionally related level 3 course or apprenticeship

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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