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BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Applied Science - September 2024

Study Mode
Full Time
36 weeks
Applied Science
Suitable for
Stratford Campus
BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Applied Science – September 2024
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Course content

This is a one-year full-time study programme which investigates the application of science through practical activities from which the theory is then drawn. All assignments are internally and externally assessed through a range of assessment methods.
Examples of assessments methods used on this programme include observations, presentations, reports, laboratory-based practical activities, group work and discussion. You will be externally examined on two units during the course.


Examples of units completed on this qualification includes:

  • Unit 1 Principles of Science
  • Unit 2 Chemistry and our Earth
  • Unit 3 Energy and our Universe
  • Unit 4 Biology and our Environment
  • Unit 5 Applications of Chemical Substances
  • Unit 6 Applications of Physical Science
  • Unit 7 Health Applications of Life Science
  • Unit 8 Scientific Skills

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Entry requirements

4 GCSEs or equivalent (Grade 3 or above including English, Maths and Science)

How much will this course cost?

This course is free for 16-18


BTEC First Extended Certificate in Applied Science