Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science

Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science @ All Saints' Catholic High School

This qualification will provide learners with a broad understanding of vocationally-related sciences to support progress to higher education. It is suitable for studying alongside substantial academic science qualifications, such as A-level sciences or other Level 3 vocational qualifications. This qualification can also prepare learners to take up employment in the applied science sector, either directly after achieving the qualification or via higher education.

Studying this qualification will enable learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of scientific principles, as well as those scientific practical skills recognised by higher education institutions and employers to be most important. The qualification also offers learners an opportunity to develop transferable skills such as problem-solving, research and communication as part of their applied learning.

Level 3 Certificate

in Applied Science

Unit summary

1 Key concepts in science

2 Applied experimental techniques

3 Science in the modern world

Level 3 Extended Certificate

in Applied Science

Unit summary

4 The human body

5 Investigating science

Optional: learners study one of the three options below

6a Microbiology

6b Medical physics

6c Organic chemistry