Applied Science BTEC - Prestatyn Sixth
Qualification type: Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
The course will enable you to develop the practical techniques necessary to pursue a career in the science industry. You will study the fundamentals of science, regulations and application used in the work of the science industry and you will complete scientific investigations. Topics studied also include Microbiology, Medical Physics and the Physiology of Human Body Systems.
The BTEC qualifications in this specification have been developed in the science sector to give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
Progression routes: Previous students have gone on to study nursing, teaching and science based courses at university. This qualification is becoming widely acknowledged by universities and is an ideal choice for students who wish to progress to a range of vocational science careers:- Quality control technician/analyst, carrying out analytical tests using modern instrumentation, working in a hospital as a medical technician, working in a research laboratory in the development of new drugs, working in the chemical industry, involved with testing materials, and working with the forensic science service based subject.