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Business L3 Extended Diploma at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

This course will give you an excellent grounding in the vocational skills and knowledge required for all types of work in the business environment. This varied work-related course is taught by experienced and enthusiastic lecturers. You will gain the knowledge, skills and personal qualities required to work in a range of business organisations. You will also be involved in practical sessions relating to the use of IT. This full time course is taught over 3 days a week for 2 years. Your course will include Functional Skills and may include additional studies relevant to your main programme.

Course content

The course structure is adapted to meet a variety of interests, needs and aspirations. There are three compulsory core units plus other units from a choice of specialist areas. Subjects may include: Human Resource Management, Marketing, Product promotion, Starting a small business, Business Accounting, Understanding Retailing. You will have to undertake a number of units for which you present evidence based on real-life work and studies. This allows you to demonstrate your skills and knowledge in practical situations. The course includes mandatory work experience in a local business.

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What will it give me?

90 Credit Diploma – 4 mandatory and 5 optional units. Diploma – 4 mandatory and 8 optional units. Extended Diploma – 4 mandatory and 14 optional units. Learners would normally be enrolled on the Subsidiary Diploma or 90 Credit Diploma and progress to the Diploma on Extended Diploma.

What can I do when I finish?

If you gain suitable grades you may progress to the Higher Education courses such as HNC, HND, Foundation Degree and Honours Degree.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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