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BTEC in Business Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at St Paul's Catholic School

Course description

Whether you continue with your education at University, get a job or organise an apprenticeship, BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business will help you to understand organisations whether profit making or not and equip you with skills needed to embark upon a successful career.

Course content

The course is made up of 6 units of work. These units are portfolios made up of evidence. The evidence is recorded in a variety of ways including observations, witness statements and presentations. Each unit is based on real life organisations which you will already have an understanding of, making the work you do relevant and realistic.

Some of the units which are currently run on the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business are:

The Business Environment;

Business Communication and

Introduction to Marketing.

Entry requirements

3 or 4 GCSE grades A*- C or equivalent.


This course is equivalent to one A-level. It is made up of six units and each is assessed by coursework – there are no exams.

All assignments are set and marked internally by the teachers

Future opportunities

BTEC level 3 Subsidiary Courses are internationally recognised and therefore you can progress straight into employment. Examples of jobs which are suitable following BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Business are Department Managers, Trainee Accountants, Marketing Assistants and HR Managers.

You can also progress onto further higher education such as university degrees or work based schemes such as apprenticeships.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Paul's Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 10 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years