BTEC Business (Extended Diploma) Level 3
Accountancy, Business & Law
Mode of Study
City of Newport Campus
01 September 2020
Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above to include Maths/Numeracy, English/Welsh 1st Language, or appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit grade with GCSEs to include Maths/Numeracy, English/Welsh 1st Language at grade C or above.
In a nutshell
You’ll study a wide range of business areas to prepare you for a career or further study in business.
This course is for you if...
... You have entrepreneurial spirit and a proactive nature.
... You want to improve your employment opportunities in the public sector as well as in business specialisms
... You have a keen interest in the business world.
What will I be doing?
You’ll complete projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You’ll focus on a particular subject area and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge covering core and specialist units. The topics covered include:
- Human resources
- Team building
- Creative product promotion
- The impact of IT on a business
By the end of the course, you’ll have achieved:
What is expected of me?
To enter you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above to include Maths/Maths Numeracy, English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit grade with GCSEs to include Maths/Maths Numeracy, English/Welsh First Language at grade C or above.
Once on the course, full commitment to attendance is required, as well as respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed through practical assignments, written assessments, presentations and portfolio work and there’s an expectation that you will continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
What comes next?
Successful completion of the Year 1 90 Credit Diploma will allow learners to progress on to the second year and complete the full Extended Diploma. From there, progression routes include:
- Higher Education in business related subjects such as HNC Business Studies at Coleg Gwent
- Employment opportunities in the public sector as well as in business specialisms such as finance, human resources, management, marketing or other business-related careers.
You will be expected to make a subsidised contribution to trips and enterprise activities.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team
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