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Business BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma/Extended at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College*

Course description

This course provides an outstanding base for your progression into employment, higher education or for starting your own business, as our experienced team will offer you expert support to start your own business ventures within the course, so you will have the confidence, skills and knowledge to succeed. The programme includes a number of educational visits, along with locally-based activities at a variety of regional businesses. You will learn through participating in interesting ventures, such as raising funds for charity, and use real-time business skills to put into practice your learning from this course.

Course content

The list below contains a snapshot of the core and additional units you will study:

  • Exploring business
  • Developing a marketing campaign
  • Person and business finance
  • Managing an event
  • Principles of management
  • Business decision-making
  • Team building in business
  • Employment law.

Entry requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above or an equivalent level 2 qualification including Maths or English Language.


The course is assessed through assignments, controlled assessment and examination. You will receive continuous progress reviews, along with full and regular feedback from your tutor to ensure you are on track and ready for your next step. Feedback will be verbal, written or electronic and is designed to support you on your course.

Future opportunities

You can progress to Higher Education, Level 2, 3 or 4 Apprenticeships, employment or may even start your own business. Previous students have successfully progressed to study Business, Marketing, Economics, Accounting and Law at university.

The variety of units studied during this qualification can be applied to any chosen career and will open many doors. The practical experience you gain will prepare and equip you for work and life.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Gloucestershire and Stroud College* directly.

Last updated date: 24 January 2017
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