Business (Year 1)

This is the ideal course if you want to develop the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a future career in Business, or if you’re intending to apply to university.

Level 3 Business is studied via two single year programmes and covers various aspects of Business, from Finance and Economics to Marketing and Event Management.

During the first year of the course, you will study the Extended Certificate in Business, which consists of four Units including: -

- Exploring Business*
- Developing a Marketing Campaign*
- Personal and business Finance*
- Recruitment and Selection

* mandatory content

You can progress onto the Extended Diploma in Business in the second year, studying more specialist Units such as: -

- Managing an Event
- Market Research
- Principles of Management
- Business Decision Making
- International Business
- Team Building in Business
- Visual Merchandising
- Digital Marketing
- Training and Development

What qualification will I gain?

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Business

Entry requirements?

5 GCSEs grades 9-5/6+ including English Language, Mathematics and academically relevant subjects, such as Science, History, Geography, ICT or BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business grade Merit or above

What progression options will I have?

Successful completion of the Extended Certificate at merit grade supports progression on to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business (equivalent to 3 ‘A’ levels)

What costs are involved?

Fees are payable per academic year.

Tuition Fees:
16-18 - free
19+ Advanced Learning Loan - £TBA

Exam and Registration Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £145 Subsidary Diploma

This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

How will I be assessed?

External exams (58%)