btec Level 3 triple
This three A-Level equivalent course focuses on the application of science in the world of work.
Learners can choose a project to work on form their field of choice such as biomedical or forensic science.
Alongside developing your core knowledge of biology, physics and chemistry, you will also study and complete units in laboratory techniques, scientific principles, diseases and infections, contemporary issues in science, and medical physics.
If you enjoy the practical side of science, this is the course for you.
The course includes an investigative project on Science Skills that will develop skills including how to plan investigations, collecting, analysing, and presenting data and communicating results.
- Practical laboratory skills
- Report writing
- Time management
- Independent research
- Working in a group or team
- Oral communication
- Presentation skills
- Appreciation of the world of work
- Information technology skills
This is a full-time course in its own right.
- Industry visits
- Work experience
Progression to higher education, employment, self-employment or training.
Five GCSEs at Grades 4 – 9, including at least 4 in Science, or Mathematics and English at GCSE Grade 4.
Internal assessment (58%). External assessment (42%).