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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

London’s College for Skills

Introduction to the course

If you want an introductory basic foundation course in applied science. This will be the best course for you.

This course gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable you to progress to qualifications in a Science or Technology related area at a higher level.

The Diploma gives a level 1 qualification in Science and Technology.

On this course you will gain foundation knowledge and understanding in Science and Technology.

The Nature and Applications of Energy,

Waves and Radiation,

The Study of Living Systems,

Electronics in Action,

Concepts and Techniques for Chemistry

Healthy Living,

Working in Science and Technology,

Carrying out a Science or Technology Project,

Making Useful Scientific Devices,

Using Mathematics Tools in Science and Technology,

Using Equipment to Make Scientific Observations and Measurements, Forensic Detection,

Using ICT in the work place

What do I need?

You will need Entry 3 level in Maths and Entry 3 level in English

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 level 2 Diploma in Science or Engineering

Employer's Benefit

This course lets you demonstrate to potential employers that you have completed a course of study that would put you in line to progress onto an apprenticeship. Meaning that you would be useful in the workplace whilst able to demonstrate that you can study at college one day a week

Course Details

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

Course Code: DP1MAST1 / 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.

Information on how to apply

What are the levels?


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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How to apply

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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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