Level 3 Extended Diploma
This is a full-time course in which you will study 18 units over two years, achieving a qualification equivalent to three subjects at A Level. It is an excellent route for students who have decided on the broad area of employment that they wish to pursue. The combination of a wide range of specialist modules with the depth of knowledge acquired enables students to progress successfully into Higher Education or into a related area of employment.
It is an excellent route if you have decided on the broad area of employment you wish to pursue. You will be required to undertake several hours of independent study. Assessment is through coursework, external written assessments and evaluation of practical skills.
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
This six-unit award is equivalent to one A Level and makes an excellent addition if you are studyign A Levels. It can add breadth to an advanced course and, taken over two years, provides an applied, vocationally relevant dimension to a general academic programme. Assessment is through coursework and evaluation of practical skills including a final major project.