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    Is Btec Level 3 90 credit a one year course? And the Btec extended Diploma 180 credit course is 2 years? Please help I'm really confused.

    I may be able to offer a slight bit of help, or confuse you even more !
    I did BTEC LV3 Certificate in IT (90 credit) alongside 3 other A-Levels, which is equivalent to an AS level.
    90 credit is also equivalent to AS, so it is a 1 year course made up of 3 units.
    However, 180 credit can be done in one year also, often referred to as the "double award" but it most commonly done over two years, 3 units each year.
    It is worth speaking with your further education provider (sixth form/college) as they choose whether you'll do 90 credit course(one year, equivalent to AS) or 180 credit (one or two years, equivalent to the full A-level)

    Hope this helped,

    The above advice is incorrect.

    The Certificate is 3 units, It is equivalent to 0.5 A Levels
    The Sup Dip is 6 units and can be done in one year. It is equivalent to 1 A Level. (single)
    The 90 credit is 9 units and yes it can be done in one year. It is equivalent to 1.5 A Levels.
    The diploma is 12 units and is usually studies over two years. It is equivalent to two A Levels (double)
    The Extended Dip is 18 Units and is done over two years. It is equivalent to 3 A Levels (triple)
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