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Business and Retail Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at New College Durham

Course description

The retail sector is the UK’s largest private employer.  Throughout this programme you will explore business and retail and you will have the opportunity to increase your commercial awareness with a work placement.

This course is aimed at those with previous retail experience, those who currently work in retail or those who have an interest in working in the industry.  You will study nine modules during the academic year, which will provide you with a practical insight into this varied and dynamic sector.

This course also includes enrichment and extra curriculum activities such as guest speakers, trips and visits (an additional fee of £30 is required).

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs, including Maths and English;

Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Business at Merit.

Future opportunities

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Foundation Degree in Retail Management
  • Level 4 Business & Management
  • Employment
Related careers
Customer service manager or supervisor Job holders in this unit group plan, organise and co-ordinate resources necessary for receiving and dealing with the responses, complaints or further requirements of purchasers and users of a product or service, and supervise customer service occupations.
IT specialist manager IT specialist managers plan, organise, manage and coordinate the provision of specialist IT services and functions in an organisation.
Manager or proprietor in other services n.e.c. Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of managerial tasks in other service industries not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 125: Managers and Proprietors in Other Services.
Waste disposal or environmental services manager Waste disposal and environmental services managers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the operations and development of waste disposal and related environmental services facilities within private firms or public authorities.
Shopkeeper or proprietor - wholesale/retail Shopkeepers and proprietors in this unit group co-ordinate, direct and undertake the activities in the running of small, independent retail and wholesale establishments.
Hairdressing or beauty salon manager/proprietor Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Durham directly.

Last updated date: 21 April 2016

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