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Business - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Grange Technology College

Course description

This is a level 3 course which you will study for 2 years completing 18 units of work to achieve the equivalent of 3 A levels.

You need to complete four mandatory units and fourteen optional units to provide a total of 180 credits.

For further information contact Mrs K Pipe, Subject Leader

Course content

In the first year of the course you will complete 9 units of coursework covering a variety of areas in Business. You will work in a team to plan and carry out an event and you will have the opportunity to visit local firms and take part in residential visits.

Throughout the course you will study how a business sells itself through advertising, what a business needs to set up and you will study basic accounts.

To progress onto the second year you must complete the required units to a pass standard. During the course you will gain confidence, learn new facts as well as enjoying yourself doing enterprise and events to develop your own business skills

Entry requirements

At least 5 Level 2 qualifications at grades A*:C or equivalent, preferably including a level 2 Business qualification at merit level.


This course is 100% coursework assessed.

Future opportunities

You will have the opportunity to visit local business organisation eg. Coca Cola and IKEA and we have visiting speakers on a regular basis. Residential trips to London/Paris have been arranged as additional aspects of the course.

You can leave school and start a training programme for example accountancy or you could apply to study at University. Careers may include Law, Business Management, Marketing, ICT/Business and Human Resource Management.

Further information

For further information contact Mrs K Pipe Subject Leader.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years