Diploma in Business L3

Full Time · Business · Bishop Auckland Campus

Start Date:
30 August 2022
If you are aged 16 to 18 this course is free. Otherwise an Advanced Learner Loan is available.
Level 3
Taught at:
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business is an Applied General qualification.

It is for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through applied learning. It is equivalent in size to three A Levels and has been designed as a full two-year programme. The qualification aims to provide a wide-ranging study of the sector. It is primarily designed for learners studying full time in the 16–19 age group, who wish to pursue a career in business, primarily via higher education to access graduate entry employment with businesses, or alternatively through junior business employment.

Course requirements

Minimum 4 GCSE’s at grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) or equivalent, including a C or above in Maths and English, or a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area.

What will I do?

The Extended Diploma in Business Level 3 will be taught over three days per week for one year.

Topics will include;

  • Exploring business,
  • Developing a marketing campaign,
  • Personal and business finance,
  • Managing events and international business.

What will it give me?

A Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business.

Materials needed

Basic stationery.

What can I do when I finish?

The Extended Diploma is a two year, full time course that meets entry requirements in its own right for learners who want to progress to higher education courses in business areas before entering employment. It can also support learners who want to progress directly to employment in job roles in business or business management and higher apprenticeships in the business sector.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click the "Apply Now" section below and follow the steps. Thank you!

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