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L3 Foundation Diploma Environmental Science Level 3 | Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Laboratory Skills

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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.


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: Tuesday 18th January 2022 @ 8.30am (8 hours ago)

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Full-Time 2022-2023

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