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BTEC L3 Extended Certificate (1 A-level equivalent)

BTEC L3 National Diploma (2 A-level equivalent)

BTEC L3 National Extended Diploma (3 A-level Equivalent)

Why study this course?

• Pursuing a career in business

• Capitalising on your existing knowledge of business

• Studying a broad scope of business disciplines

• Learning through being hands-on

• Applying your knowledge to real-world examples

• Preference for assessment by coursework

Potential careers:

• Marketing

• Finance

• Events management

• Human Resources

• Administration

• Operations management

• Insurance

• Sales

• Distribution and logistics

• Insurance

• Teaching

• Market research


Course content

The BTEC Business qualification looks closely at the inter-related nature of business focusing on units that cover a broad range of business disciplines. Students will study a range of units that give them a taste into the different functional areas of a business focusing on topics and issues that are relevant in today’s society. The course provides a dynamic learning style, with students becoming actively involved in business processes including event management, and recruitment and selection.

Year 1:

• Unit 1: Exploring Business

• Unit 2: Developing a marketing campaign

• Unit 4: Managing an event (double award only)

• Unit 5: International Business (double award only)

• Unit 7: Business Decision Making (triple award only)

• Unit 14: Investigating Customer Service (triple award only)

Year 2:

• Unit 3: Personal and Business finance

• Unit 8: Recruitment and Selection

• Unit 6: Principles of management (double award only)

• Unit 19: Pitching for a new Business (double award only)

• Unit 21: Training and development (triple award only

• Unit 22: Market Research (triple award only)

• Unit 23: The English legal system (triple award only).

Staff contact:

Mr M Underwood or Mrs C Desideri