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Business BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma/Extended Diploma at Kidderminster College

Course description

Whether you want to be an entrepreneur, sole trader or a key employer in a large organisation, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to achieve your goal. If you are still unsure about what you want to do, it will help you make brighter choices for your future.  We have strong links with local businesses who will be able to offer you their help and advice throughout the course.

Course content

The 90 credit course consists of four core units: the business environment, business resources, introduction to marketing and business communication.  You will also have the opportunity to cover topics such as event management, human resources, contract law and business accounting.

Continue onto the extended diploma and you will develop your skills and knowledge in economics, retail, product promotion and ethics.  Our choice of units are all highly relevant to the competitive world of business and will ensure you are in an excellent position to apply for jobs or continue into further education.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE passes at grades A - C, including English and Maths or an equivalent qualification.


Units will be internally assessed and externally moderated. Assessments will include class assessments, written reports, presentations, visual displays and role play.

Financial information

Course textbooks, basic stationery and trips.

Future opportunities

Could allow you to progress onto Higher Education Degree courses in Business and related subjects.  We have an excellent achievement rate with learners starting their own businesses, continuing onto university, finding full time employment in a business environment and apprenticeships.

-Level 4 (Higher) Apprenticeship in Business and Administration
-Marketing Assistant
-Human Resources Assistant


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • The college is based in a stunning, modern building, with teaching rooms and specialist facilities on four floors surrounding a beautiful, glass-covered central atrium. You will find well-equipped classrooms, studios, workshops and performance spaces as well as state-of-the-art IT. High quality catering is available in the magnificent Terrace café in the centre of the college