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Business Level 3 BTEC Certificate/Diploma

Course Overview
Course type

Level 3 BTEC Certificate/Diploma

Course length

BTEC Certificate: One Year

Diploma: two years

Required qualifications

Five or more A*-C grades at GCSE, including English Language (Grade 9-5)

This programme is designed to provide a broad educational basis for training. Higher education or employment within the business sector. It is especially suitable for self-motivated students who enjoy completing coursework.


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The course will focus on:

  • Exploring business activity
  • Investigating business resources
  • Marketing
  • Effective people, communication and information
On the course you will:
  • Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to progress in business
  • Understand the different activities of businesses
  • Examine how businesses fit into the wider community
Other information
  • The one year Certificate is equivalent to an AS-level.
  • The two year Diploma is equivalent to an A level.

This programme is designed to provide a broad educational basis for training. Higher education or employment within the business sector. It is especially suitable for self-motivated students who enjoy completing coursework.


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Method of assessment

Assessment is entirely through internally assessed coursework.

There are no examinations.

This programme is designed to provide a broad educational basis for training. Higher education or employment within the business sector. It is especially suitable for self-motivated students who enjoy completing coursework.


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What will I be able to progress to?

Combined with other advanced level options, this subject will prepare you to progress to university to complete a degree in business or a related area such as finance, management or economics. You may also choose to move straight to employment in the business sector.

Other information

The one year Certificate is equivalent to an AS-level.

The two year Diploma is equivalent to an A level.

This programme is designed to provide a broad educational basis for training. Higher education or employment within the business sector. It is especially suitable for self-motivated students who enjoy completing coursework.


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