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Business BTEC Level 3 Diplomas at Buxton & Leek College

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Diplomas provide students with nationally recognised qualifications that emphasise the development of business skills, understanding and knowledge and provide a foundation for progression onto higher education. You’ll have the opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way and gain confidence through developing independent learning skills.

There is a choice of three qualifications:

• BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: Equivalent to three A Levels

• BTEC Level 3 Diploma: Equivalent to two A Levels

• BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma: Equivalent to one and a half A Levels

• BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma: Equivalent to one A Level

Entry requirements

You should be at least 16 years of age and hold one of the following:

• a minimum of 4 GCSEs grades A-C

• BTEC Level 2 Diploma

• NVQ level 2

• an equivalent qualification

Mature students over the age of 19 may enter the course without formal entry qualifications.

Assessment

All assessment for the BTEC Level 3 Diplomas is coursework based. There are no exams. All units are internally assessed through a programme of assignments set and marked by your tutors and externally moderated.

Assessment could take a variety of forms, including written reports, production of a portfolio of evidence, presentations, videos and role plays.

Grades will be awarded for each unit in line with pre-defined assessment criteria. Pass, Merit and Distinction grades are available

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buxton & Leek College directly.

Last updated date: 23 February 2016
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