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Register for advanced Diploma in science (principal learning) consultation events

Last updated: 04 December 2009

Register now to secure your place at a focus group which will form part of the public consultation on the advanced Diploma in science (principal learning).

The consultation, which will include focus groups and an online consultation, will run from 9 February 2010 until 4 May 2010. It provides you with the chance to share your views on the draft statement and criteria for the advanced Diploma in science. The findings will inform the final documents that awarding bodies will use to create principal learning qualification specifications. Your views will make a difference!

Who should attend the focus groups?

We would particularly wish to attract representatives from the groups below but other interested parties are welcome:

  • Employers
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Schools/Further education
  • Professional associations including Learned Societies
  • Awarding organisations
  • Diversity and inclusion bodies & experts
  • Other learning providers and educational bodies
  • Sector and subject communities


Focus group venues

You can register now to attend one of the following nine regional consultation focus group events:

Draft agendas are available to download from the Related Documents section to the right hand side of this page. The events are likely to start at 10am and be complete by 4pm.

How to register

The registration process will open between 4 December 2009 and 12 February 2010. Please register for an event early in order to avoid disappointment.

Please note, if you have previously expressed an interest in receiving information about the Phase 4 Diplomas your details will need to be checked and verified.  You will then be asked to express a choice of date and location to attend an event.  If you have not already expressed an interest in receiving information about the Phase 4 Diplomas you will need to complete all sections. 

Register here to attend an advanced Diploma in science (principal learning) consultation event.

After registration

Once you have registered, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. At least one week prior to the event you will be sent a delegate pack and some pre-reading materials that will prepare you for your chosen event.

If you have any queries relating to the consultation on the advanced Diploma in science (principal learning), please contact the Phase 4 Diploma team via email:

Read the latest information about the Diploma.

Thank you for your continued interest in the advanced Diploma in science.


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