Level 2 BTEC First Award in Principles of Applied Science at Stanmore College


Qualification Level 2 BTEC First Award in Principles of Applied Science
Subject Area Vocational Science
Attendance Full Time

Course Content

It is broadly equivalent to four GCSEs and in Applied Science covers the relevant Key Stage 4 programme of study for science.

Course Outcomes

Developing skills and knowledge related to the science process which is a 60 credit course, three of which are mandatory and others are specialist units.

Mandatory Units:

  • Chemistry and our Earth
  • Energy and our universe
  • Biology and our environment


Students may be able to progress onto the BTEC Extended Diploma, Certificate or Award in Applied Science in related science/technology areas. You may also be able to progress into employment.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE's Grade 3 or above, including a grade 4 in English and maths.


Exam Board: Edexcel

Continuous assessment of course works, all of which need to be passed. There are on-line tests and exams for functional skills.


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For ages 16-18

Key Staff

Tom Padfield
Deputy Head of School - STEM
Vik Seeborun
Head of School - Science, IT, Eng, ACC & Maths
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Relevant Careers

Doing this course could lead to great job outcomes such as:

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