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Professionals Business Programme

Course Overview
Course type

L3 Extended Diploma in Business.

Course length

2 Years

Required qualifications

You’ll need 4 or more GCSEs (grade 9-4) including the minimum grade 4 in maths and 4 English for the Professional Business programme. 

The professional programme is a 2 year course with a blend of technical in-class study and career development combined with a 50-day work placement. You’ll need to be able to start at Level 3, commit for the full 2-year period and be prepared for professional development in a real work environment. The entry requirements are 4 or more GCSEs (grade 9-4) including the minimum grade in Maths and English (see below) for the specific professional programmes.


The course will focus on:
  • business and management
  • business enterprise
  • conducting business online
On the course you will:
  • develop employability skills
  • complete assignments based on workplace situations
  • build upon your analytical and evaluative skills
  • visit and study local, national and international business organisations
 

Method of assessment

Assessment is through internally assessed assignments.

This programme will equip you with the skills and understanding required to succeed in a range of business roles. In the second year, you will have the opportunity to specialise in an area of your choice including Accounting, Administration or Marketing.


What will I be able to progress to?

On completion of your course you can progress to university, into employment or into an apprenticeship within a specific industry sector.

The professional programme is a 2 year course with a blend of technical in-class study and career development combined with a 50-day work placement. You’ll need to be able to start at Level 3, commit for the full 2-year period and be prepared for professional development in a real work environment. The entry requirements are 4 or more GCSEs (grade 9-4) including the minimum grade in Maths and English (see below) for the specific professional programmes.

You will achieve a level 3 technical qualification, essential industry skills and work experience that will support your application into university, an apprenticeship or work.