Business BTEC National (level 3) Diploma
There are two level 3 BTEC courses available to choose from according to the degree of specialisation in business, that you wish to follow. All the courses contain a strong practical work related approach. This emphasis on practical skills ensures you leave the course fully prepared for either Higher Education or employment.
The National Diploma (equivalent to two A levels)
This qualification will normally be taken alongside with one or two other subjects and is a two year course. It will be studied for twice the amount of time per week as the Extended Certificate. You study the same units as the Extended Certificate plus others including Managing an Event, The Principals of Management and International Business.
Entry requirements: Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. No previous knowledge of Business is required.
Course assessment: All units are internally assessed using practical projects and assignments. Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* are awarded which are equivalent to A levels for the purpose of university entrance.