Applied Science - Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Applied Science

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Start Date: 4 September 2023
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
Level: Level 1
Location: Tottenham Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course is designed primarily for 16 to 19+ learners who wish to achieve a Level 1 qualification in preparation for future study at a higher level and It will develop your basic knowledge about Biology, Chemistry and Physics but also the transferable skills, attributes and behaviours needed to progress to further study and ultimately to employment.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The topics covered are:

  • Exploring Biology
  • Exploring Chemistry
  • Exploring Physics
  • Carrying Out a Scientific Experiment
  • Investigating Variations in Plants and Animals
  • Measuing Waves Used in Technology
  • Being Organised
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
  • Working with Others
  • Researching a Topic

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need

  • At least Entry 3 in both Maths and English. You are able to take an English and Maths assessment at our centres during the interview stage to determine your level.

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

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

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

Once you succesfully complete your course, you will receive a BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Applied Science and progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science or any other related field.

NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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