This course is ideal for those wanting to gain an in depth understanding of the operations and structures of businesses in the public, private and voluntary sectors. You will gain a broad range of business knowledge, skills and behaviors that employers are looking for. You can progress into a range of careers in marketing, finance, human resources, management, event planning and retail. You will also gain skills that will allow you to succeed at university or on a Higher Level Apprenticeship. You will be assessed by a combination of exams, course work and practical assessed units to demonstrate competency within the field of business. Upon completion, you will achieve a Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma, which is equivalent to three A Levels.
You will study seven mandatory business units which will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of business. In addition, you will study six specialist units, which cover a range of business specialisms, including the following subject areas:
- Exploring business
- Developing a marketing campaign
- Personal and business finance
- Managing an event International business
- Recruitment and selection
- Principles of management
- Customer service
- Business decision making
You are required to have five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English
A Merit in a BTEC First Diploma in a relevant subject and GCSE English at grade 4 or above.
You can go into employment or further study after completing your course.
You can progress onto Higher Education, Apprenticeship or directly into employment in Business or Business Management .