Get an in-depth knowledge of how business works with a qualification that’s highly valued by employers - the Extended Diploma in Business.
It gives you highly transferable skills and provides excellent preparation for progression to career opportunities in finance, human resources, marketing and management, or for entry to higher education.
The core units you cover are:
• the business environment
• business resources
• introduction to marketing
• business communication
In addition to these you take 12 optional units from a range which includes:
• creative product promotion
• business accounting
• internet marketing
• human resource management
• developing teamwork
• international business environment
• starting a small business
• health and safety
• event management
• supporting business projects
• recruitment and selection
This course develops and enhances your professionalism in a business context. It develops personal skills alongside knowledge acquisition and its practical application.
The BTEC Extended Diploma in Business is a practical work and business-related course. All units are assessed through assignments; written and oral. There are no exams.
When you leave this course you will have improved and gained skills in report writing, time management, team working, self confidence, decision making, ICT and much more.
The course will help you to develop entrepreneurial skills and we aim to help you complete an award in work skills as part of the course, to make you more employable when it comes to the competitive jobs market.
5 or more GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths
BTEC Level 2 Diploma grade Merit or Distinction plus GCSE grade C or above or Functional Skills at Level 2 in English and maths
If you are interested in a Level 3 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider please contact us with your details.
Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an initial assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.
Successful completion can lead to trainee management positions in business and commerce. Many individuals progress to higher education either direct to university or through the HE programme at the college.
Start Date :
Monday 04 September 2017
End Date :
Friday 28 June 2019
16 to 18 EU tuition fee:£0.00
24+ Loan EU tuition fee:£6,602.00
Please note – Fees may be subject to change