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Business BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma/Diploma at Worthing College

Course description

This 2-year course is equivalent to two A Levels. The qualification is designed to prepare learners for employment in the Business sector or progress to higher education.

Course content

The Subsidiary Diploma is a 6 unit qualification. The Diploma requires an additional 6 units to be studied.

Mandatory Units:

  • The Business Environment
  • Business Resources
  • An Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communications

Optional Units

  • Market Research
  • Recruitment and Selection in Business

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at A*- C grade, or at least a merit in a Business BTEC Level 2 Diploma.


All assessment is through coursework. There are no exams. All the units are internally assessed and graded at one of the following levels: pass, merit, distinction or distinction*.

Future opportunities

  • Use it as an entrance qualification to progress on to a higher education course
  • It is also an extremely useful background for those considering setting up their own business
  • It provides an understanding of business, which will be useful for nearly all careers and workplaces
  • It provides skills which can be used to gain employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 August 2016
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