Business Studies BTEC Level 3 Diploma at The John Fisher School
The BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business is a practical, workrelated course. Students focus on a particular subject area and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge. This course allows students to undertake another subject alongside it. It is worth 2 A-Levels and is a very popular option. It allows students to complete two of their Alevels before the A-Level exams start.
During the course you will: Learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. Students focus on a particular subject area and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge. The Extended Diploma provides both a broad foundation of business education and a firm basis for specialism in a selected avenue of business activity. The course is made up of twelve units – four core units plus eight specialist units. The specialist units enable learners to study particular areas in depth. Students enjoy trips to Coca Cola factory, as well as additional work experience opportunities. Units studied include: Internet marketing and social media Starting your own business Managing a business event Business ethics Business and the economics environment.
5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English Language and/or Mathematics OR Merit at BTEC 1 st Diploma level. Assessment- Please note the assessment criteria has yet to be decided for 2016.
BTEC Level 3 Diplomas are valued by employers and lead to careers in many business specialisms. Many students go on to top Universities, as well as school leaver programmes and employment. The students often see their third subject grade beat expectations because of the extra time it allows for them to focus on revision for it.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The John Fisher School directly.