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Business BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Lakes College West Cumbria

Course description

The Level 3 Diploma in Business is ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in business, exploring a number of different areas such as marketing, finance, administration, customer service and human resources. The one year course will develop further understanding of the world of business, equipping students with both the knowledge and practical skills needed to gain employment in the industry. It will cover themes such as: developing teams in business, business communications, recruitment and selection, decision making in business, creative products, international business, business resources and the business environment. 

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 in Business at Merit Grade or above

Financial information

Free to all 16-18 and 19-23 year olds who do not already have a full level 3 qualification e.g. 4 or more AS Levels or 2 A Levels. Advanced Learning Loans are available for further education courses at Level 3, 4 & 5. They operate like higher education loans with deferred payments until you earn over approximately £21, 000 per year. (Information available at www.gov.uk/advanced -learning-loans/overview) You have the option of taking out a loan or setting up a payment plan with the college that best suits your needs. 

Future opportunities

Once you successfully complete the 90 Credit course you may wish to top up to the full Extended Diploma. Following this you can then study on an HNC/HND in Business Management, or choose to specialise in a particular area such as Accounting, Human Resource Management, Marketing or Management, studying towards a relevant professional qualification such as AAT or CIPD. This is a useful qualification that can lead to employment in a wide range of sectors.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lakes College West Cumbria directly.

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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