Level 3

Applied Science


2 years


Rush Green Campus


Sep 2022


Adult 19+



Develop advanced scientific technical skills in a range of subject areas - before progressing on to degree-level study!

The course covers subject areas such as

  • Applications of Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
  • Genetics and Genetic Engineering
  • Forensic Evidence
  • Collection and Analysis

You will study practical, theory and external assessments.

You'll be benefitting from digital 'Learning Science Laboratory' resources to get you lab-ready!

You'll need at least 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or higher for entry onto this course.

The course will be taken by Olufemi Shode and Michelle Benjamin.

Both tutors have extensive industry knowledge, so they'll relate what you learn to the working world.

Various WEX opportunties exist around the local and wider community within science-based industries. There's also the opportunity to become a Science STEM Ambassador.

Completing the course sets you up for further study at university and a career in the applied sciences industry.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.