The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Foundation / Extended Diploma in Applied Science is for learners who want to continue their education through applied learning and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment in the applied science sector.
The qualification is equivalent in size to 3 A Levels studied over two years. Learners wishing to take this qualification will have successfully completed a Level 2 programme of learning, with GCSEs or vocational qualifications.
The requirements of the qualification will mean learners develop the transferable and higher-order skills that are highly regarded by both higher education and employers. For example, practical and analytical skills, reading scientific text, problem solving and carrying out practical laboratory tasks.
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