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BTEC Assignment Brief

Programme title
BTEC LEVEL 3 Applied Science Extended Diploma
Unit number and title
21
Biomedical Science Techniques
Assignment title
Microbioology
Assessor (receiving the work)
Nacho Julve-Larrubia
Issue date
09/08/13
Deadline(s) (two groups)
Task 1 (U21:P1P2) 23/09/13 and 03/02/14

Task 2 (U21:M1) 30/09/13 and 10/02/14

Task 3 (U21:D1)07/10/13 and 24/02/14

Scenario / Vocational Context
To reduce the risk of infectious disease it is important to determine the source of infection and routes of transmission, strategies to control infection can then be put in place. Our bodies have defence mechanisms that can destroy infection and restore health.

Task 1
Submission Date – 23/09/13 and 03/02/14

This task relates to achievement of assessment criteria – U21:P1, P2 and the Learning Outcome(s) -
U21:P1 Describe the structure and characteristics of the major groups of organisms of medical importance . U21:P2 Carry out preparative work related to organisms of medical importance.

Task 1 Activities

Complete the question sheet provided (Task 1, U21:P1 P2)

Evidence
Criteria Addressed
Completed question sheet
U21:P1 Describe the structure and characteristics of the major groups of organisms of medical importance . U21:P2 Carry out preparative work related to organisms of medical importance.

Task 2
Submission Date - 30/09/13 and 10/02/14

This task relates to achievement of assessment criteria – U21:M1 and the Learning Outcome(s) –
U21:M1 Explain the sources of infection, routes of transmission and entry into the human body of micro-organisms of medical importance. Task 2 Activities

Complete the question sheet provided (Task 2, U21:M1)

Evidence
Criteria Addressed
Completed question sheet
U21:M1 Explain the sources of infection, routes of transmission and entry into the human body of micro-organisms of medical importance.

Task 3
Submission Date - 07/10/13 and 24/02/14

This task relates to achievement of assessment criteria – U21:D1 and the Learning Outcome(s) –
U21:D1 Assess the effectiveness of antimicrobials.
Task 3 Activities

Complete the question sheet provided (Task 3, U21:D1)

Evidence
Criteria Addressed
Complete the questions/ Produce a Word document
U21:D1 Assess the effectiveness of antimicrobials.

Grading Criteria

The following criteria indicate what is expected in order to achieve the criteria for P, M and D.

Please note that you cannot achieve:

An overall pass for the entire unit unless you achieve all pass criteria An overall merit for the entire unit unless you achieve all pass and all merit criteria An overall distinction for the entire unit unless you achieve all pass, merit and distinction criteria

This assignment contributes to partial achievement of -
Unit 21 –
PASS
MERIT
DISTINCTION

To achieve a pass you must:

U21:P1, P2

To achieve a merit you must also:

U21:M1

To achieve a distinction you must also:
U21:D1

Learner declaration
I declare that all the work submitted for this assignment is my own work or, in the case of group work, the work of myself and the other members of the group in which I worked, and that no part of it has been copied from any source.

I understand that if any part of the work submitted for this assignment is found to be plagiarised, none of the work submitted will be allowed to count towards the assessment of the assignment. Signature

Date

*The brief cannot be given out without this signature.

TASKS FOR U21:P1P2, U21:M1 and U21:D1 ATTACHED BELOW

Unit 21 - Biomedical Science Techniques

Microbiology
ASSESSMENT NUMBER
21.1

Task 1 (part 1) This task provides evidence for Unit 22: P1

Medically important micro-organisms include bacteria, viruses, fungi and...
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