Welcome to the exciting world of Business.
The aim of the course is to provide you with an understanding of different businesses and explain some of the key skills required to be successful in business. Successful completion of this course is equivalent to three A Levels.
The course is a mix of practical and academic learning, with guest speakers and visits to different types of businesses.
The course is based on 13 units, covering mandatory and optional, which include:
- Exploring Business
- Developing a Marketing Campaign
- Personal and Business Finance
- Managing an Event
- International Business
- Principles of Management
- Business Decision Making
Your course will be a mixture of research-based tasks, presentations, online exams, and a paper exam. Exams are marked externally.
Depending on your age, course fees may be waived. Contact Student Recruitment for up-to-date information. An additional fee of £80 applies to this course to cover trips and materials.
- Four GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths. or
- BTEC First Diploma Level 2 in Business or Travel and Tourism at Merit grade, including English and Maths.
The Extended Diploma is designed to prepare you for roles in retail, manufacturing, online business, and other opportunities, such as Higher Apprenticeships. The course will also prepare you for Higher Education, as it carries UCAS points.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.
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