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Business Level 3 Extended Diploma at Banbury and Bicester College

Course description

Get an in-depth knowledge of how business works with a qualification that’s highly valued by employers - the Extended Diploma in Business. 

It gives you highly transferable skills and provides excellent preparation for progression to career opportunities in finance, human resources, marketing and management, or for entry to higher education.

Course content

The core units you cover are: 
• the business environment 
• business resources 
• introduction to marketing 
• business communication 

In addition to these you take 12 optional units from a range which includes: 
• creative product promotion
• business accounting
• internet marketing
• human resource management
• developing teamwork
• international business environment
• starting a small business
• health and safety
• event management
• supporting business projects
• recruitment and selection

This course develops and enhances your professionalism in a business context. It develops personal skills alongside knowledge acquisition and its practical application. 

The BTEC Extended Diploma in Business is a practical work and business-related course. All units are assessed through assignments; written and oral. There are no exams.

Entry requirements

5 or more GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths
BTEC level 2 Diploma grade Merit or Distinction plus GCSE grade C or above or Functional Skills at level 2 in English and maths

If you are interested in a Level 3 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider please contact us with your details.

Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an initial assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

Future opportunities

Successful completion can lead to trainee management positions in business and commerce. Many individuals progress to higher education either direct to university or through the HE programme at the College.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Banbury and Bicester College directly.

Last updated date: 22 January 2016
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