Business - Level 3 Extended Diploma

Course Overview

This course is for students who want to progress onto a degree with a business theme, a higher level apprenticeship or into employment within trainee management in Business.

Course Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9- 4 including English and maths or a BTEC First Diploma in a related subject (plus GCSE English and maths at grade 4 ) and a successful interview.

Course Skills & Benefits

The Level 3 Extended Diploma is a two year qualification, which will help you to develop the knowledge and skills needed in Business. If you have an interest in business and would like to learn about Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and Entrepreneurship, this is the ideal course for you.

Mandatory Units

The course is unit based and includes 7 mandatory units which are:
1. Exploring Business
2. Developing a Marketing Campaign
3. Personal and Business Finance
4. Managing an Event
5. International Business
6. Principles of Management
7.Business Decision Making

Optional Units

There will be 6 additional units studied on the course over its 2 year duration:

08. Recruitment and Selection
09. Team Building in Business
16. Visual Merchandising
27. Work Experience in Business
37. Buying for Business
33. Supply Chain Operations

Course Assessment

There is continual assessment for some of the units by vocational assignments
leading to external quality assessment called National Standard Sampling.

Units 2, 3, 6 & 7 are assessed by a nationally set exam.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time