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LEVEL 3 EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business

Course Code

22P1BUS00330

Duration

2 Years

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths and English or a level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area passed with merit or distinction with maths and English grade 9-4 (or Functional Skills level 2 or above).

You will be invited to attend an interview so we can make sure this is the right course for you.

Future Study and Careers

At the end of this course you will be able to apply for degree-level study at North Hertfordshire College, university, an apprenticeship or apply for a job such as:

  • Administrator,
  • Marketing Assistant,
  • Retail Sales Associate,
  • Customer Service Representative,
  • Financial Clerk.

Course open to you at university include business and management, business and finance, international management, marketing, business with human resource management and business management.

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This one year course is equivalent to 3 A Levels and is for you if you are interested in examining the key concepts of business.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You will develop a strong understanding of this wide-ranging sector and how aspects like finance, marketing and management operate. You will develop your skills and confidence in delivering presentations, academic writing, working collaboratively, negotiating, influencing and problem-solving.

You will access inspirational teaching sessions to help you understand important topics in the sector. You will look at the business environment, personal and business finance, international business and the principle of management. 

This will give you the knowledge and skills you need to decide what you will study next or be successful in the business world.

As part of this qualification, you will be required to undertake 330hrs of Work Experience to help prepare you for the industry. You will work closely with our Work Placement Coordinators who will support you to find meaningful and relevant placements to your future career aspirations; placements have previously included:

  • Tracey Jane, Biggleswade
  • London Financial Consultants Limited, Hitchin
  • Justbeachild
  • Stevenage Borough Council
  • AMCO FM Ltd, Stevenage
  • Fleet Source Limited, Letchworth
  • Heales Health Services Limited, Hitchin
  • WENTA, Stevenage
  • Consensus HR, Stevenage
  • Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin

LOCATION

Hitchin Campus