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Applied Science ESOL Level 1 at Barnet and Southgate College

Course description

Students should have an interest in pursuing a career in the Science sector and/or studying Science at Level 2 and beyond.

Course content

Units offered in Science: - Unit 1: Starting Work in the Science Sector - Unit 2: Working in the Science Sector - Unit 3: Using Equipment to Make Scientific Observations and Measurements - Unit 4: Personal Effectiveness - Unit 6: Financial Management - Unit 7: Useful Chemical Products - Unit 8: Living Systems - Unit 9: Applications of Energy and Exploring Science - Unit 11: Health and Illness - Unit 12: Science Detection In addition to studying vocational units, students will have 7 hours of communication, including a tutorial of 1 hour. Students also have minimum of 1 hour of Functional Skills Maths and 1 hour of Functional Skills IT a week.

Entry requirements

Minimum ESOL Entry 3 qualification As part of the interview you will have to complete a language assessment test


The Science element of the course is assessed through coursework. Students must complete 1-3 assignments for each of the aforementioned units.

Future opportunities

After completing this course successfully learners can progress onto a level 2 course, usually BTEC Level 2 or First Diploma in Applied Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barnet and Southgate College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2016