Course Code: ES1FE049 Applied Science - Level 3 (Adults) Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 11 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary Course Overview: This new approach to our adult classes in applied science is an exciting change with bright prospects! The class has been changed to 2 evenings a week, Wednesdays on site in our new, highly resourced laboratories and Thursdays being remotely accessed from home. You will complete 4 units of applied science (see below for details) to achieve the National Extended Certificate from Pearson. As well as this, you will carry out a LOT of science experiments which you can document in your portfolio. Our aim is for you to do so many biology and chemistry investigations using our high-spec equipment that you will be able to walk into a science lab as a career, and get started straight away! The modules chosen are rich in chemistry content and we understand that it is a suitable replacement for GCSE chemistry requirements for progression on to most pathways. Please get in touch if you are unsure about this and we will be able to help you out. Entry Requirements : Previous experience and motivation to complete course are more important than qualifications. Other Costs and Equipment Needed: All equipment needed will be provided by B&FC at no additional cost. Qualification ObtainedBTEC National Extended Certificate in Applied Science Teaching and Learning Methods: Teaching and learning differs for each module, with practical units culminating in a product creation assignment. Initially, we will support you by way of demonstrations and walkthroughs; as you progress through the course, we will encourage you to be work on your own initiative and in groups. Teaching is delivered by subject specialists, who draw from a vast amount of industry experience to support you in developing the skills needed in your future career. You will also have access to cutting-edge facilities and resources throughout your course. Industry Placement and Field Trips: There are no placements or field trips planned as part of this course. Expert Tutors: All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Career Options and Progression: This section is really important, so we suggest that you get in touch and speak to us directly via phone or email and we can discuss your application individually. Every student on this programme will have different directions in mind. Our science degrees in Human Bioscience and Marine Biology are ideal progression routes after this course, with our students doing very well in these areas historically. Students who have studied this programme previously have gone on to our degrees and are now in fully fledged science careers as a result! Also, students can use this qualification as a stepping stone to go in to other fields, such as nursing, physicians’ associate programmes, radiology and so on.