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BTEC National Diploma in Business and Retail at Samuel Lister Academy

Course description

The BTEC Diploma in Business and Retail has been designed to address the needs of Level 3 learners in ket areas of business and retail, including fashion retailing, visual merchandising, events, human resources, accounts and law.  This course provides learners with a high specialist work related qualification for a range of vocational sectors.  It provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to provide for employment.  This course also gives the students access to higher education, degree and professional development programmes within the same sector or related area of study.

Course content

Students will develop a number of skills, such as:  presentation, numerical, team working, comunication (written and oral), independant learning, creativity and self management.

Entry requirements

Students need to have a munimum of grade C in Maths and English.  Preferable but not essential is the BTEC L2 in Business and Retail with a high merit or higher. 


Evidence for assessment will be generated through a range of diverse activities including:  

  • Assignment and project work
  • Case studies
  • Role play
  • Oral presentation

Future opportunities

Business and Retail provides a pathway to study at University and can lead to careers in areas of Management, Marketing and Fashion.

Further information

For further information please contact Mrs E Balderson, Head of Business at Samuel Lister Academy.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 June 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two Years
  • Course code: 500/67473

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