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Business L3 BTEC at Mangotsfield School

Course description

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Certificate - 30 credits
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma - 60 credits
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma - 120 credits
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma - 180 credits

The BTEC Level 3 Certificate is a qualification which can
extend a learner’s programme of study and give
vocational emphasis. The BTEC Level 3 Certificate is
broadly equivalent to one GCE AS Level and consists of
two mandatory units plus optional units that provide for
a combined total of 30 credits.

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma extends the
specialist work-related focus from the BTEC Level 3
Certificate and covers the key knowledge and practical
skills required in the appropriate vocational sector. The
BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers greater flexibility
and a choice of emphasis through the optional units. It is
broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level and consists of
four mandatory units plus optional units that provide for
a combined total of 60 credits.

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma broadens and expands the
specialist work-related focus from the BTEC Level 3
Subsidiary Diploma. There is potential for the qualification
to prepare learners for employment in the appropriate
vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have
decided that they wish to enter a particular area of work.
It is broadly equivalent to two GCE A Levels and consists
of four mandatory units plus optional units that provide
for a combined total of 120 credits.

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma extends and deepens
the specialist work-related focus from the BTEC Level 3
Diploma. There is potential for the qualification to prepare
learners for appropriate direct employment in the
vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have
decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist
area of work. It is broadly equivalent to three GCE A Levels
and consists of four mandatory units plus optional units
that provide for a combined total of 180 credits.

Entry requirements

B grade or above in Business Studies if you have studiedit at GCSE. A standard of literacy and numeracysupported by a general education equivalent to fiveGCSEs at grade A*-C. Other related Level 2qualifications. Related work experience

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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