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 a trainee management in Business. Past students have progresse into roles such as; Marketing or HR Executives, Accountants and some have gone on to run their own successfull businesses.

Course Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9- 4 including English and maths or a BTEC First Certificate 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:

Exploring Business
Developing a Marketing Campaign
Personal and Business Finance
Managing an Event
International Business
Principles of Management
Business Decision Making

Optional Units

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

Recruitment and Selection
Team Building in Business
Visual Merchandising
Work Experience in Business
Buying for Business
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