Business BTEC National Diploma Level 3 About the course:
course gives you the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised specific
work related qualification - equivalent to three "A" levels.
will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on
workplace situations, activities and issues. You'll gain the knowledge,
understanding and skills you need for entering employment in business or
commerce. The course also provides the basis for entry to higher education.
those already working in administration, marketing, human resources,
finance, ICT or having business management responsibilities, the course is
an excellent opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification at
Level 3.Course Content:
To complete the course, you
need to study eighteen units.
Four Core Units provide you with an
introduction and greater understanding of business. All of these are
fundamental to business success they cover:
Exploring the range of business activities
How businesses manage their resources
The 14 specialist units include:
Introduction to accounting
Human Resources Management
Internet & E-Business
Recruitment & Selection
Managing a Business Project
Creative Product Promotion
Exploring Team Development
Improving Performance in the Workplace
Not only will you gain a greater understanding of how a business works but
you will also develop some of the important skills that contribute towards
business success.Learning Style:
In addition to the
course, you will have the opportunity to participate in other activities,
including "Young Enterprise" - giving you the opportunity to work with
others in starting and running a business making and selling real products
to an identified target market. The course team also organise an annual
visit overseas to develop further understanding of business operations.Equipment
There are no special equipment requirements for this
The course is assessed by coursework
- there are no exams. You will be set task deadlines throughout the year
and will be expected to meet them.Progression:
successful completion of this course, you can progress on to the Higher
National Certificate in Business, go on to University, or move into work.
or starting up your own business.
Attendance - Two years, Full Time
you are under 19 at the start of the course, and studying a full time
course, there are no tuition / exam fees.
If you are over 19, you
are liable for tuition / exam fees.