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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

Introduction to the course

If you want a course in applied science this course is ideal.

The Diploma qualification is equivalent to two A Levels. On this practical, work-related course you will gain a broad knowledge base for a range of careers in many areas of science.

You will study units such as :

Fundamentals of science,

Working in the science industry,

Scientific practical techniques,

Perceptions of science.

Then you will choose units specialising in:

Using Mathematical Tools in Science,

Using Statistics in Science,

Physiology of human body systems,

biochemical techniques,

Microbiological techniques,

Biomedical science techniques,

Chemical laboratory techniques.

What do I need?

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade A*- C (including science) or Level 2 BTEC Diploma Merit in Applied Science at pass grade or a related subject.

How is the course taught?

You will be taught through lectures, practical investigations, videos, role-plays and field visits.

You will carry out classroom activities that are based on workplace scenarios.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed continuously, through classroom presentations, written assignments and practical reports. You will complete projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities to introduce you to the different science related career options.

What does it lead to?

You could progress to employment or university to study a wide range of courses.

Employer's Benefit

A BTEC 90 Credit Diploma is equivalent to two A Levels and demonstrates to an employer that you can work at a high level to specific deadlines that are a sought after skill in the work place.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date
Tottenham Centre 5 Sep 2017 - 7 Jul 2018

Course Code: DD3MAPS1 / 17DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply
Enfield Centre 5 Sep 2017 - 7 Jul 2018

Course Code: DD3MAPS1 / 17DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply

What are the levels?

Testimonial

Newton Ernest Ofei

I think the course I studied and the College as a whole are really good. I achieved a double Distinction with 100% attendance and punctuality and am finishing my course to become a pharmacy technician.

Newton Ernest Ofei Applied Science National Diploma Level 3

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Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

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Level 1

This level will give you a good basic knowledge and understanding of the subject area. This level will develop your functional skills and give you some work experience.

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Level 2

This level will give you a deeper understanding of the subject area. This is a good level of education for employment and will improve your problem solving skills and increase your resourcefulness. This level is often the minimum requirement for employers.

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Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

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Level 4 and Above

This level involves extensive studying and can help to make you a specialist in your field of learning or work.

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