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Business BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at The Grange School

Course description

This two year course is equivalent to three A Levels and is particularly appropriate for learners who are interested in progressing to a career within the business sector, either directly or through higher education.

The course has been developed to allow students to pursue a career in business and associated fields such as finance, human resources, marketing and accounting. The course enables students to choose units to combine areas of interest and their long-term career goals.

The course also helps with cognitive and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and intra-personal skills.

Course content

During the two years of study you will work on a portfolio of units. You will also take part in targeted work experience placements of your choice which will develop specific work-related skills.

Mandatory Units

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a marketing campaign
  • Personal and business finance
  • Managing an event
  • International business
  • Principles of management
  • Business decision making

Optional Units

  • Recruitment and selection process
  • Team building in business
  • Cost and management accounting
  • Investigating customer service
  • Creative promotion
  • Market research


There are 13 portfolio units of which 7 are mandatory and 6 are optional. 

There is one externally assessed exam and 3 of the mandatory coursework units are  externally assessed. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Grange School directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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