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Business BTEC Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at Wilberforce College

Course description

Prepare for a career in the world of business, gain practical insight into how products and services work and discover why business is so important for the economy. This is a vocational course which will help prepare you for working in business. You will have the opportunity to learn about the world of business. You will find out how it works and why it is such an important part of the economy.

Most importantly, the course will help develop the skills which employers value and expect from prospective workers of the future.

This two year course is equivalent to one full A Level. It is an ideal stepping stone to either a job in business or perhaps further study in a business related field at university such as marketing, finance or personnel.

Course content

Year One Units: 

You will study a total of three units over the first year of the course. These cover areas such as:

  • Investigating the Nature of Business
  • Marketing in Business
  • Business Resources

Year Two Units:

The second year of the course follows the pattern of the first. Again you will study a total of three units including:

  • Business Retailing
  • Preparing for Employment in Business
  • Internet Retailing

Entry requirements

4 A*-C grades at GCSE in at least three or more subjects, including a minimum of grade D in English.


The course is assessed through coursework. It is a 100% coursework based qualification with no examinations to sit. All coursework units are internally marked and externally moderated.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 September 2016

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