This qualification is ideal for students who wish to study business in depth. You will cover a range of business sectors, how they are funded, business and management techniques and the theory required to be a successful manager or leader. We will teach you how to construct and read financial data and reports, human resource management, business enterprise, developing business online and creative product promotion.
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The course is made up of units - each unit is worth a number of credits. To achieve the Extended Diploma in Business at Level 3 learners need to achieve 180 credits over the two year period.
There are mandatory units, which are:
Unit 1 - The Business Environment (10 credits)
Unit 2 - Business Resources (10 credits)
Unit 3 - Introduction to Marketing (10 credits)
Unit 4 - Business Communication (10 credits)
In addition to the mandatory units, specialist units are also studied. These are:
Unit 9 - Business Accounting (10 credits)
Unit 10 - Market Research in Business (10 credits)
Unit 12 - Internet Marketing in Business (10 credits)
Unit 13 - Recruitment and Selection in Business (10 credits)
Unit 15 – Career Development Planning (10 credits)
Unit 16 - Human Resource Management in Business (10 credits)
Unit 17 - Training in the Workplace (10 credits)
Unit 18 - Managing Business Information (10 credits)
Unit 19 - Developing Teams in Business (10 credits)
Unit 26 - Managing Business Information (10 credits)
Unit 27 - Understanding Health & Safety in the Business Workplace (10 credits)
Unit 29 - Understanding Retailing (10 credits)
Unit 33 - The impact of Communications Technology on Business (10 credits)
Unit 36 - Starting a small business (10 credits)
A range of compulsory and optional visits will be arranged which will enhance the learning on the course and these will cost approximately £30.00 during the year of study.
A course text book is available for the course which should be purchased from the college book shop in the first two weeks of term. This is approximately £25.00.
Four GCSEs at grade 4 and above to include Maths and English, or a Level 2 Diploma at Merit plus English and Maths.
Successful completion of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma will enable you to progress to Higher Education studying for an HND, AAT or Degree in a business-related subject. Or you might decide to go directly into a range of jobs in areas such as Accounts, Marketing, Personnel or Retailing.
Potential career routes in the Business industry:
Last updated: 28/10/15