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On Tuesday 29 March, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, set out the next steps for living with COVID-19 in England from Friday 1 April.

Updated guidance advises:

  • Adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and no longer have a high temperature.
  • Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can return to college when they no longer have a high temperature, and are well enough to attend.
  • Adults with a positive COVID-19 test result should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice is 3 days.

For education and childcare settings from Friday 1 April:

  • Regular asymptomatic testing is no longer recommended in any education or childcare setting, including in SEND, alternative provision and children’s social care settings. Therefore, we will no longer be able to order test kits .

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L3 Foundation Diploma Environmental Science Level 3 | Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma in Applied Science

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Summary

This course is for those with interest in the natural environment. Someone who enjoys to complete practical experiments and is willing to work out in the field. The units would suit someone who is interested in discovering ways in which environmental damage can be halted or even reversed. For the Environmental Science pathway the key tasks are contained in Unit 14 ‘Environmental management’. Students can study Sustainability and Renewable Energy, Waste Management, Microbiology, Crop Production and Soil Science the learner could survey and test the impact of a wind turbine placed close to crop fields and lead to being able to propose a management plan.

What do I need to join?

5 GCSEs, Including English, Maths and Science at grade 4

How will I learn?

There will be a mix of externally set exams and internally moderated assessments.

This Level 3 course is based at our Stroud campus in the centre of Gloucestershire, surrounded by the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The campus is a short walk from Stroud train station and easily accessible by bus.

Employability

Your interest in the environment could take you along a number of career paths, including: ecology, wildlife conservation, environmental impact assessment, aquaculture, local government, town planning and transport design.

What can I do next?

You would be able to go to university to study a range of Science degrees, including Environmental science, conservation or marine biology

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course information last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2022 @ 8.30am (8 hours ago)

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AvailabilityOur Full-Time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email [email protected]

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