CTEC in Applied Science
Why study this course?
• If you want to work within a science organisation or organisation that uses science.
• If you want an assessment that combines examination with practical assessment and portfolio-based assessment, that covers a variety of scientific fields.
• If you enjoy areas of laboratory science, Forensic science, Medical science, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
• If you would like to go to university and study sciences and plan to study an additional science at A Level.
• If you are interested in a route to employment in the science industry or within organisations that use science.
• Medical Physics Technician
• Drug development
• Quality Control Technician
• Biotechnology – Brewing Industry
• Scientific Journalist
• Chemical Engineer
• Forensic Laboratory
• Chemical Analysist
• Food Industry
• Unit 1 Science Fundamentals, which is worth 25% and is externally assessed.
• Unit 2 Laboratory Techniques, which is worth 25% and is externally assessed. The remaining three units make up the rest of the marks and are internally assessed. These units include:
• Unit 6 Control of Hazards in the Laboratory
• Unit 18 Microbiology
• Unit 21 Product Testing Techniques.
Mrs R Farrimond or Dr J Towey