16-18: Vocational

Applied Science and Technology (Level 2)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

Four or more GCSEs at grade 3 (or equivalent), Level 1 BTEC Diploma at Pass, NVQ1/VRQ1. Entry criteria vary based on your subject. You will need to show an ability of the required skills.


This course gives learners the knowledge, understanding, and skills that will enable them to progress to qualifications in a science or technology-related area at a higher level or to employment in a science or technology-related area. You will undertake exciting experiments that relate to real-life working principles, under real laboratory conditions.

Study units include:

  • Chemistry and Our Earth
  • Energy and Our Universe
  • Biology and Our Environment
  • The Living Body

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What Can This Course Lead To

Study Level 3 BTEC Foundation/Extended Diploma in Applied Science

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