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Applied Science and Technology Diploma Level 1 at Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College

Course description

This course includes a series of practical and theoretical topics from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths giving you enough depth and breadth to continue onto a career or course in a variety of fields in science. We cover the following topics:

  • 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;
  • Using ICT in the Workplace;
  • Using Mathematics Tools in Science and Technology;
  • Using Equipment to Make Scientific Observations and Measurements Forensic Detection;
  • Effective Communication in the Workplace.

Entry requirements

An interest in Science with FS English and FS Maths at level 1 and recommendation from tutor.


All assignments are scenario based to provide a vocational focus contextualising the work environment. Each assignment structure groups similar themed criteria together and where appropriate shows progression Pass, Merit or Distinction criteria. The assessment approach allows a greater flexibility for assessment for learning, where throughout the course learners can get feedback on their progress as they provide evidence to complete the assessment and grading criteria.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of a level 1 qualification, learners can progress to or within employment and/or continue their study in the same or related vocational area. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for employment in the appropriate vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to enter a particular area of work. Some learners may wish to gain the qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment or to progress to a Level 3 programme.


  • Level 2 Applied Science Diploma course
  • Employment in the science fields

Further information

At our campus we have well equipped laboratories and specialist science technicians who will support you in your development.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College directly.

Last updated date: 06 January 2017