Our BTEC Level 3 Business qualification is available as a number of options. Your choice will depend on your future career plans.
This qualification supports a huge range of careers in the Business industry, and progression to degree level study.
Do you want to develop a deep understanding of the world of business, and how actions and decisions deliver results? Our BTEC Business qualification combines both theory and practical activity, opening up a world of opportunity for you!
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business is a three A Level equivalent, so it is a full time study programme and is therefore ideal if you have decided on a career or degree in Business. You will cover all of the topics offered by our 1 and 2 A Level equivalent courses along with a number of additional units.
Your topics will see you preparing for further study or employment and give you a wide and comprehensive understanding of business activity and the role of management in controlling this. Topics include:
• The basics of business activity
• The workplace and managing projects
• How events in the world impact upon businesses
• Study of a wide range of areas including marketing, finance, managing an event and business management or leadership
• You will develop a marketing campaign and manage an event, explore international business and the principles of management.
• Events Management and the opportunity to experience a work placement.
This is a dynamic, hands on and unique course that will see you learn by completing projects, carrying out research and developing your assignments. You will enjoy develop your knowledge through trips, visits and speakers and through preparing for and running your own business based fundraising event here at College!
Our outstanding departmental staff will guide you through your course, helping you to understand why business affects every aspect of our lives and the diverse career paths studying BTEC Business will open up for you!
Assessment is via presentations, group work and assignments and externally assessed exams. Each unit will be graded at pass, merit, distinction or distinction*, giving you an overall grade at the end of the course.
Grade 4 in GCSE Maths is required. General entry criteria will also apply, this is available on our website.
Our courses have a well-proven record of supporting students to progress to higher education or progress to the world of business. Our students often opt for business related degrees such as Accountancy, Law, Marketing, Advertising and Brand Management and even Social Work, Teaching and Creative Media.