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BTEC National Diploma in Business Level 3 at Heston Community School

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma broadens and expands the specialist work-related focus from the BTEC Level 2 Diploma/VCERTS Business Level 2 Certificate/Diploma. There is potential for the qualification to prepare Learners for employment in the appropriate vocational sector. 

Some Learners may wish to gain the qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment or to progress to University.

Course content

The mandatory units for this qualification are: Unit 1: Exploring Business Unit 2 Developing a Marketing Campaign Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance Unit 4 Managing an Event Unit 5 International Business Unit 6 Principles of Management

Entry requirements

You must have achieved a minimum Grade 4 in English and Mathematics and an Attainment 8 GCSE score of 35 – 45. Students completing the VCERT Diploma in Business are require to achieve a Merit in addition to a Grade 4 pass in English and Mathematics.


Duration: 2 Years          Board:  Edexcel              

Assessment:   Internally assessed coursework, controlled assessments and an exam



Future opportunities

Higher Education courses in Business, Management, Economics, Accountancy and Law and Careers in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Banking and Strategic Management

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, ask your Career's Adviser or get in contact with us.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heston Community School directly.

Last updated date: 20 November 2017
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