For course information call 020 8090 3020 www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk42Refurbished bio-technology science lab opens at Barking & Dagenham College Learning advanced science techniques demands the right environment, and it doesn't get much better than the new science lab which has just opened at the College. As part of the £85,000 refurbishment of the lab and prep rooms, learners now have access to brand new equipment such as a DNA fingerprinting, a fume cabinet for working with dangerous chemicals and gasses, and a piped gas supply.For anyone who wants to go on to study a science-based subject at university, the College Science, Beauty, Health, Social Care and ChildcareScience, Beauty, Health, Social Care and ChildcareIf you are looking for a mix of the head and the heart, based in science but with a hands-on approach, we have the subject to suit you.Employment in these sectors is varied, from community support workers to criminologists and counsellors, working in hospitals, pharmacies and care homes, but for most roles in this sector you will need a qualification.We are particularly proud of our excellent links with employers in this sector, and this can certainly be an advantage when you are ready to find employment.Our childcare learners impress employers "I always come back to Barking & Dagenham College to find staff as the learners here are so enthusiastic and hard working. All those that work for me have proved to be outstanding."Pictured right Sabrina Lakhan, Manager, Montessorian NurseriesOur childcare learners followed the bearFormer BDC childcare learners Sarah Saint (LEFT) and Leah Clarke (RIGHT) have gone on to open three "Barney Bear's" Nurseries and are planning to open their fourth.
For course information call 020 8090 3020 www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk43Over two million people across the UK have already chosen to follow a career in this sector. We ensure that you are given the skills that employers really want, and that will give you a true feel for your chosen area.Venue KeyRG Rush GreenBLC Barking Learning CentreApplied Science, Health and Social CareScience, Beauty, Health, Social Care and ChildcareCourse TitleStudy ModeDay/EveDurationVenueBTEC Diploma in Applied Science Level 2Full-timeDay1 yearRGBTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science Level 3Full-timeDay1 yearRGBTEC Foundation Learning Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 1Full-timeDay1 yearRGBTEC Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2Full-timeDay1 yearRGBTEC Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3Full-timeDay2 yearsRGYou must be in related employment to take the following courses:BTEC Award in Health & Social Care Level 1Part-timeDay12 weeksBLCDiploma in Health & Social Care (QCF) Level 2 (Adults)Part-timeDay1 yearRGDiploma in Health & Social Care (QCF) Level 3 (Adults)Part-timeDay1 yearRG"It's just like CSI": Patience and Mark, learners on our Access to Science course, use brand new gel electrophoresis equipment (genetic fingerprinting).offers Access to Science (see page 47) and BTECs in Applied Science at Levels 2 and 3 (see above). These courses are the gateway to a wide range of careers including radiography, pharmacy, nutrition, physiotherapy and speech therapy.Susan Metté, Curriculum Team Leader for BTEC Health & Social Care and Applied Science, praised the new facilities, saying: "This has been a significant investment for the College. Science is an academically stimulating and exciting environment to work in and it's great for our learners to have access to the best facilities."