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Career Diploma Programs

Learn the skills that can help you start on the path to begin a new carrer.

Prime School offers a flexible technical curriculum to conclude your A-Levels or AICE Diploma

Overview

Prime School students can choose from a number of additional courses related to the technological field, to conclude their A-levels

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PILOT PROGRAMME

It’s time for lift-off. Start your career with our FAA-certified training simulator from IGCSE through A levels. If you have a passion and motivation to fly an airplane, first of all, you need to decide if you would like to become a pilot for your own pleasure or build a career in aviation.

Academic A-Level subjects:

  • Physics;

  • Math;

  • Design and Technology;

Obligatory activities focused on the chosen area:

    • Cessna flight simulator with everything you need to fly an authentic Cessna C172 and C182 pilot;

    • Glider experience during the course.

    •  All subjects are taught in English.
       







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MEDIA STUDIES

Media studies can be useful in a range of careers including marketing, sales and advertising, broadcast media and performing arts, journalism and publishing, and leisure sport and tourism

Academic A-Level subjects:

  • Media Studies;

  • Digital Media and Design;

  • Global Perspectives;

Obligatory activities focused on the chosen area:

  • Workshops about marketing 

  • Includes a Computer with Adobe Creative Cloud Programs 

  •  All subjects are taught in English.

     











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FOOD STUDIES

Provides you with basic competencies in the methods of food handling, cooking, culinary and management. It includes exposure to various styles and proper use of culinary applications and equipment. A passion for food can lead to a wide range of career opportunities, working in hotels, restaurants, or tourist venues.

Academic A-level subjects:

  • Food Studies;

  • Global Perspectives;

  • Media Studies;


  •  This course offers: 

  • Practical cookery and a starter nutrition course, this course is beneficial to anyone whether they already know a fair bit about nutrition or if they are a complete beginner. It teaches you a lot including how to correctly read food labels and how to calculate the fat content, about superfoods, and learning what fat-free foods and reduced fat foods actually mean. 

  •  All subjects are taught in English.


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COMPUTING

Computer science and the problem solving and IT skills it develops can be useful in many different careers such as information technology and information management, engineering and manufacturing, construction, broadcast media and performing arts, management, journalism and publishing, medical technology and many others.

Academic A-Level subjects:

  • Physics;

  • Math;

  • Computer Sciences;  

Obligatory activities focused on the chosen area:

  • Obligatory activities focused on the following areas

    • Computer vision workshops
    • Robotic workshops
    • AI Workshops

 Includes:

A Computer; Python course; Odoo platform

 All subjects are taught in English.


 






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TOURISM & TRAVEL

This syllabus encourages learners to appreciate the scale and importance of the travel and tourism industry in the world and recognize the positive and negative impacts the industry may have on people, environments and economies. Learners discover that the travel and tourism industry is dynamic in nature and how the industry responds to change: for example, external factors such as changing consumer needs and expectations, developments in ICT. The syllabus encourages learners to develop practical and technical skills relevant to the industry, enabling them to deal with a range of complex situations and problems.

Academic subjects:

  • Travel and Tourism;

  • Global Perspectives;  

  • Media Studies;

Includes:

A Computer; Odoo platform;

A certificate in leadership. Students are able to get help in developing these skills through situational practice. They also learn how to tell the difference between effective and ineffective leadership techniques. 

  •  All subjects are taught in English.





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INTERPRETING & TRANSLATING

Translation and Interpreting are open to native and non-native speakers of English, who combine English with any of the following languages: Chinese, English, Portuguese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Indi, Japanese or Arabic. The course will provide you with extensive professional training aimed at the translation and interpreting markets, building on your existing language skills to develop a career in those sectors. The course involves translation as well as conference and public service interpreting between one main language (Chinese, English, Portuguese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Indi, Japanese or Arabic) and English. You will learn how to research specialized subjects for professional translation and interpreting purposes and hone your translation and interpreting skills by extensive practice, applying insights drawn from linguistics and translation and interpreting theory as well as from professional practice.

Academic A-Level subjects:

  • Business;

  • English Language and other language;

  • Media Studies;

Obligatory activities focused on the chosen area:

  • Work Once a week with our commercial department.

  

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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

This AS syllabus covers environmental issues and their management, especially the human aspect. Through their studies, learners gain an understanding of environmental resources and their human exploitation, and the goal of sustainable environmental management. 

Learners also consider a range of case study material which can feature local, regional or global examples. Although Cambridge International AS Level Environmental Management extends and complements the relevant Cambridge O Level and Cambridge IGCSE syllabuses, learners do not need to have studied the subject before starting the course.

Academic subjects for the AICE Diploma:

  • Global Perspectives A level;

  • Computing AS Level;

  • Environmental Management AS level;

  • Languages AS level

Obligatory activities focused on the chosen area:

  •  Open source projects in an IT environment.






 

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ROBOTICS & TECHNOLOGY

This syllabus encourages learners to be innovative and creative and to develop their ability to design high-quality products. Through their studies, they will develop an awareness of the significance of design and technology on society, while also learning more about production processes and industrial practices.

Academic A- level subjects:

  • Physics;

  • Math;

  • Design and Technology;

Obligatory activities focused on the following areas

    • Electrical Workshops
    • Electronics Workshops
    • Mechanical Workshops
    • Aeromodelling workshops
    • Mechatronics workshops
    • Automobile workshops
    • Computer vision workshops
    • Robotic workshops

     

     





 

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MUSIC

Cambridge International A Level Music encourages learners to develop their musical skills in a variety of music styles and traditions and build on their musical interests. Learners are encouraged to listen, compose and perform with understanding, analysis and confident communication. They learn to become independent and critical thinkers. The focus of this component is on candidates learning to develop the practical skills of performing and composing. Candidates should be encouraged to develop creative, technical and interpretative skills, and be able to present contrasting pieces in both performing and composing. As developing musicians, it is also important that candidates are supported in learning to develop consistent practice habits and skills and techniques in composing and performing. They should also be encouraged to reflect on their work in music, including the artistic process. This includes, for example, the role of style, craftsmanship, expressive communication, authenticity, and integrity.

Academic A-level subjects:

  • Music;

  • English; Another language

  • Global Perspectives;

Obligatory activities focused on the chosen area:

  •  Pop band experiences optional during the course and instrument 4/week


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MARINE BIOLOGY

This syllabus encourages learners to be innovative and creative and to develop their ability to design high-quality products. Through their studies, they will develop an awareness of the significance of design and technology on society, while also learning more about production processes and industrial practices.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in relation to:

  • The marine environment.

  • Systematics and biodiversity.

  • Anatomy and physiology of some marine organisms.

  • The distribution and abundance of marine organisms.

  • Fisheries resources.

  • Fishing gear technology.

  • Seafood technology.

  • Fisheries economics and marketing.

  • Fisheries management.

Academic A- Level subjects:

  • Biology A Level;

  • Marine Sciences AS Level;

  • Language A level

Scuba diving experience during the course. 

Optional: If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI ®   – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. 



 

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DRAMA & HISTORY

Through practical and theoretical study, learners develop an understanding and enjoyment of drama, developing group and individual skills and studying ways to communicate ideas and feelings to an audience. They learn how to discover the performance possibilities of a text and other stimuli, and devise dramatic material of their own. Learners also develop their performance skills, the demonstration of which will form part of the final assessment.

The syllabus aims to:

  • Develop candidates understanding of drama through practical and theoretical study.

  • Enable candidates to understand the role of actor, director, and designer in creating a piece of theater.

  • Develop candidates acting skills, both individually and in groups.

  • Enable candidates to develop their skills in devising original drama.

  • Help candidates communicate feelings and ideas to an audience.

  • Foster understanding of the performance process and enable candidates to evaluate the various stages of that process encourage enjoyment of drama.

Academic A- Level subjects:

  • Music;

  • English; Another language

  • History;

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CHINESE MEDICINE

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a style of traditional medicine based on more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy, but recently also influenced by modern Western medicine.

TCM has the power to unlock your true potential and help you develop and use your own unique gifts and talents. Its insightful wisdom and ability to understand and address individual health needs empowers each person with a way to unite body, mind, and spirit—the foundation for lasting, authentic health. TCM teaches you how to live a life of balance, wellness, and harmony.

Academic A- Level subjects:

  • English or Another language

  • Physical Education

    • Biology
















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