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Level 3

Applied Science CamTech Level 3 Ext Certificate/ Diploma (double)


This practical, work-related course allows you to study aspects of biology, chemistry and physics to an advanced level. You will complete practical and theoretical assessments in all three sciences.

In year 1, for the Level 3 Certificate there are two units:

• Unit 1 – Science Fundamentals

• Unit 2 – Laboratory Techniques

In year 2, for the Level 3 Extended Certificate, you will complete the coursework units:

• Unit 6 – Control of Hazards in the Laboratory

• Unit 18 – Microbiology

• Unit 21 -; Product Testing Techniques

Biology covers aspects such human body systems, microbiology, genetics and cell biology.

Chemistry covers aspects such as practical chemical analysis and laboratory techniques, atomic structure and the periodic table, and industrial applications of chemistry.

Physics covers energy and the structures, properties and uses of material.

You will carry out many experiments, some of which you will design yourself, learning how to analyse and evaluate your results. There will be lessons where you undertake independent and group research, discuss scientific issues, research information online, revise topics and practice exam techniques. You will develop strong independent study skills throughout your time studying applied science.

Subject support is available to all students throughout the year.


You need a minimum of five GCSEs at 9-4, including double 4 in Science and 4 in Mathematics.

You need a good knowledge of GCSE science as well as good maths, English and communication skills.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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