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Business Level 3 Diploma at Carlisle College

Course description

This course covers all the major aspects of business and is suitable for all students who wish to have a career in finance, marketing, human resources, management or accounting. The vocational elements of the course can give you a head start, whether you choose to go straight into employment or continue onto the second year programme or progress into Higher Education.

Course content

The course consists of a variety of core units and additional specialist units such as:

  • The Business Environment
  • Business Resources
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Managing a Business Event
  • Recruitment and Selection in Business
  • Development Planning for a career in Business
  • Human Resource Management in Business
  • Business Ethics

Entry requirements

You must have at least one of the following:

5 GCSEs at grade A*-C including English and Maths or

Related Level 2 course at Merit plus Level 2 functional skills in both English and Maths.


This course is continuously assessed using unit assignments.

Future opportunities

Extended Diploma Business, HNC/HND Business, Most university courses that accept BTEC qualifications. Completion of this course can lead to employment in business related positions such as marketing, banking and accountancy
University courses studying Business Management, Entrepreneurship and International Business

Further information

You will be expected to undertake approximately 3 hours home study per week. Failure to meet assignment deadline dates will result in restriction of higher grades.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carlisle College directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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