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Business Level 3 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

• The Business Environment• Business Resources• Introduction to Marketing• Business Communication

Course content

12 optional units covering the following subject areas:-- Accounts- Retail- Marketing- Human Resources- LawA variety of trips, visits and work placements are organised during the programme of study in a business environment and you will also complete an Apprentice style activity.

Entry requirements

You will require one of the following:- 4 GCSEs Grade C + with a minimum of Maths and English at Grade D.- BTEC First Diploma at merit level and 2 Functional Skills at Level 2.- Equivalent qualifications


To achieve the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business (equivalent to 3 A Levels), you will study 18 units in total and to achieve the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business (equivalent to 2 A levels) you will study 12 units in total.You will be assessed by coursework. There are no examinations.Whilst taking one of our full-time courses you will also complete a programme of Functional Skills which could comprise of a combination of English, Math and ICT. These Functional Skills are an essential requirement for employment progression, higher education and other further education courses.

Financial information

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

At SLC:You may progress into higher education courses.At University:You may choose to undertake further study at University level.At Work:You can progress into employment in business related areas.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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    • Located in South Wigston, our £43million college campus has everything you need all in one place!

      • Purpose-built Engineering facility
      • Construction Workshops
      • Hair & Beauty Salons – open to the public
      • Gym
      • Eating Place, including an onsite Costa Coffee
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • Multi-faith room
      • Student Lounge

      Subjects available to study include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Accounting
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing & IT
      • Construction
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Media & Games Design
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about South Leicestershire College:

      0116 264 3535