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BTEC Business Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Nottingham Academy

Course description


If you are interested in learning more about the world of

business and like to work in a practical way, this course will

interest you. This course develops the necessary skills,

knowledge and understanding in a vocational context, building

a portfolio of work. It is a practical qualification which will help

you to progress to either higher education or employment in

the broad business sector.

Course content

You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to

practise and develop the skills necessary to achieve the

award. The course covers a wide range of subjects from

Starting a Small Business to the Economic Environment.


Units covered at Subsidiary Diploma (Year1)

– Unit 1: The Business Environment.

– Unit 2: Business Resources.

– Unit 3: Introduction to Marketing.

– Unit 5: Business Accounting.

– Unit 9: Creative Product Promotion.

– Unit 19: Developing Teams in Business.


Entry requirements

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade or above in English and C

grade or above in mathematics.


The course is assessed through assignments, projects and case studies.

Future opportunities

This course is a recognised route into Higher Education.

Students may progress to a Higher National Diploma or

Degree course. Employment opportunities in retail, personnel,

finance, HR and Marketing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year