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Business BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma/diploma at Smith's Wood Sports College

Course description

The length of the course will be: 2 years

This Course is for students who wish to continue Business from GCSE. This would ideally suit students who achieved a four grade C or above at GCSE or Merit/Distinction at BTEC.

Course content

Units will include: the business environment, business resources, introduction to marketing, business communication, business accounting, market research in business and recruitment and selection in business

Depending on which course you choose, the following number of credits will need to be achieved in order to complete the course

Subisidiary Diploma -  60 credits

Diploma - 120 credits

Entry requirements

You need at least 5 GCSE subjects at Grade C or above, including Mathematics and English. BTEC First Diploma with merit or distinction in Business is preferred.


On successful completion of a BTEC level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business, students may progress into employment or continue their study in Business at a higher level.



The assessment of the BTEC level 3 Diploma in Business is portfolio based and allows learners to receive feedback on their progress throughout the course as they provide evidence towards the grading criteria. Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range of diverse activities including assignment and project work, case studies, workplace assessments, role play and oral presentation.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Smith's Wood Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2015
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