Cinnamon Bar - 13-17 Scarisbrick New Road, Town Centre, Southport
The Barking Frog Ltd - 137 Manchester Road, Southport
Where to park
A R C - Kew Retail Park, Scarisbrick New Road, Southport
National Car Parks Plc - Chapel Street, Southport
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Method / place Classroom-based in Southport (Merseyside)
Brief description The course is designed to provide specialist work-related programmes of study that cover the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational sector.
Requirements : 4 x GCSE D grades or above
Certificate / Qualification 1 year course leading to BTEC National
Funding Government funding available
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Forensic Science BTEC First
Qualification: 1 year course leading to BTEC National
Course type: Level 2 (pre advanced)
Entry requirements: 4 x GCSE D grades or above
Head of Department: KGV Science Staff
Course assessment: You do not have to take any written exams. Your tutor instead, assesses the work that you produce throughout the year. This will decide the grade you will get for the course.
Continuous assessment is done through a range of assignments including: investigations, practical work, reports, presentations and posters.
What can this course offer me? The course is designed to provide specialist work-related programmes of study that cover the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational sector.
What will I learn? The course consists of 18 modules which cover topics in Forensic Science (e.g. forensic evidence collection, fire investigation and traffic accident investigation), Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
What Makes a good Forensic Science student?
Which other courses link well with this subject? Future Opportunities It can provide a route into employment in the science industry or within organisations that use science, for example: in quality control labs, hospital technician work, in analytical labs, in forensic science services, in scientific journalism.