Business, BTEC Extended Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ED3BSPF1KN

Business, BTEC Extended Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This Level 3 Business course will develop your business acumen and provide you with the skills required in a variety of roles in the sector.

You’ll cover a range of topics, including marketing, starting up a small business, accounting, recruitment, selection, human resource management, business law, finance, management, events management, international business, customer services, and digital marketing.

The course also includes a work placement, to help you gain real-life experience of a business environment.

You’ll also develop your English and maths skills to the level employers look for.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through practical observations, group work, presentations, coursework, online assessments and examinations.

What could I do after this course?

This course has a 100% pass rate and could lead to a variety of jobs in the business sector. You could also enhance your skills by progressing to the Foundation Degree in Business with Management, or Event and Production Management, at University Centre Weston.

Entry Requirements

You’ll need five GCSEs at level 4/C or above, or a relevant Level 2 course.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What Our Students Say

Bella Febry, Business Studies

Bella Febry

“It was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It will definitely help my future career prospects."

Former school: Priory

Work Experience: Bella completed her work experience with international oil and gas company 'OiLSERV' in Dubai. During this Bella gained skills in HR, finance, IT, law, marketing, sales and project delivery.

Course: Business Studies

What next? After being awarded Work Experience Student of the Year, Bella aims to get a distinction star and then take a gap year before going to university.

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