Course Duration
1 to 2 years
Location
Cauldon Campus
Course Cost
£ 2570.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
FL1245
Start Date
08/09/2022
Start Time
-
Day
Mon - Fri

Course Summary

Fancy yourself as the next 'Apprentice' or think you could handle 'Dragons Den'? Then this is the course for you.
This course offers an interesting and challenging series of units designed to provide you with a broad knowledge of business and help you develop relevant skills to enable you to progress into work in the modern business world.
• BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business with Marketing
• BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business with Retail
Units you will study include core units in Business Environment, Business Resources, Introduction to Marketing, Business Communication. You will then study specialist units in Retail or Marketing, Human Resources, Accounting, Economics, Team Building, Events Management, Career Development, Recruitment and Selection, Website Design and Business planning.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade A*-C including English at Grade C, or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT /Business (Merit grade), or an appropriate NVQ Level 2 or an Intermediate qualification. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right course and level for you.

How Is It Assessed

All units are assignment based and you can work towards a pass, merit or distinction.

How Is It Taught

You would study three units per term, combining formal lectures alongside carrying out research and taking part in visits. In addition industry speakers help to provide insight into the modern business world. You will learn to work with others in team activities including residential trips.

Businesses we have worked with include: Tesco, QHM, Cadbury, Unilever, Dudson Ltd, Alton Towers, NatWest, Stoke on Trent College departments, Grensons Solicitors, Plink Fizz, Unity, Disneyland, Heights of Abraham, Drayton Manor, Hanley Economic Building Society, UNIQ, Morrisons and Staffordshire University.

Visits/residential that have been offered include, Alton Towers, Cadbury World, BBC Television Centre, Bank of England, London Eye, London Dungeon, Madam Tussauds, West end Theatres, Disneyland Paris, University college Birmingham, Staffordshire University, Manchester Arndale Centre, Trafford centre, Clothes Show, Nottingham City Centre, Derby Westfields Centre, High Ash Farm, Chester City centre, Liverpool Docks, Birmingham Bullring, Morrisons distribution centre and Local banks.

In addition students will be required a complete a work experience programme to gain valuable experience in the workplace and appropriate enrichment activities to support this placement.

What Could I do Next

The qualification and skills acquired during this study programme can be used within the modern business world or in the wider job market. You could progress onto many different programmes of study including: Honours degree level studies, HNC/HND and Apprenticeships.

What Else Do I Need To Know

This course will provide the opportunities to progress onto Higher Education or to embark on a career in business, retailing or the commercial professions. Please note: It takes 2 years to complete this full Level 3 qualification. Progression to the second year of the course is subject to successful achievement of the first year of the course.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade A*-C including English at Grade C, or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT /Business (Merit grade), or an appropriate NVQ Level 2 or an Intermediate qualification. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right course and level for you.

How Is It Assessed

All units are assignment based and you can work towards a pass, merit or distinction.

How Is It Taught

You would study three units per term, combining formal lectures alongside carrying out research and taking part in visits. In addition industry speakers help to provide insight into the modern business world. You will learn to work with others in team activities including residential trips.

Businesses we have worked with include: Tesco, QHM, Cadbury, Unilever, Dudson Ltd, Alton Towers, NatWest, Stoke on Trent College departments, Grensons Solicitors, Plink Fizz, Unity, Disneyland, Heights of Abraham, Drayton Manor, Hanley Economic Building Society, UNIQ, Morrisons and Staffordshire University.

Visits/residential that have been offered include, Alton Towers, Cadbury World, BBC Television Centre, Bank of England, London Eye, London Dungeon, Madam Tussauds, West end Theatres, Disneyland Paris, University college Birmingham, Staffordshire University, Manchester Arndale Centre, Trafford centre, Clothes Show, Nottingham City Centre, Derby Westfields Centre, High Ash Farm, Chester City centre, Liverpool Docks, Birmingham Bullring, Morrisons distribution centre and Local banks.

In addition students will be required a complete a work experience programme to gain valuable experience in the workplace and appropriate enrichment activities to support this placement.

What Could I do Next

The qualification and skills acquired during this study programme can be used within the modern business world or in the wider job market. You could progress onto many different programmes of study including: Honours degree level studies, HNC/HND and Apprenticeships.

What Else Do I Need To Know

This course will provide the opportunities to progress onto Higher Education or to embark on a career in business, retailing or the commercial professions. Please note: It takes 2 years to complete this full Level 3 qualification. Progression to the second year of the course is subject to successful achievement of the first year of the course.

Related Careers

Career

Business Sales Executives

Business sales executives provide advice to existing and potential customers, and receive orders for specialist machinery, equipment, materials and other products or services that require technical knowledge.

Career

Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

Job holders in this unit group manage and oversee major projects across all sectors of modern industry, commerce and the public sector, in areas such as e-commerce, business analysis, finance, product development, marketing, human resources.

Career

Business, Research and Administrative Professionals n.e.c.

Workers in this unit group advise on the formulation and implementation of policy in the public and private sectors, develop and implement substantial business, statistical and administrative systems, and perform a variety of functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 242: Business, research and administrative professionals.

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Management Consultants and Business Analysts

Jobholders in this unit group advise industrial, commercial and other establishments on a variety of management and business-related matters to assist in the formulation of financial and business policies in order to maximise growth or improve business performance.

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Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

Job holders in this unit group manage and oversee major projects across all sectors of modern industry, commerce and the public sector, in areas such as e-commerce, business analysis, finance, product development, marketing, human resources.

Career

Chartered Surveyors

Chartered surveyors conduct surveys related to the measurement, management, valuation and development of land, natural resources, buildings, other types of property, and infrastructure such as harbours, roads and railway lines.

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Finance Officers

Finance officers oversee book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions mainly within local government and a variety of public sector organisations.

Career

Finance and Investment Analysts and Advisers

Job holders in this unit group advise customers, who may be individuals, companies or specialist groups, on the purchase of investments, insurance, mortgages, pensions and other financial services and products.

Career

Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group carry out a variety of finance-related administrative functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 412: Administrative Occupations: Finance.