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Business EDEXCEL BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at Cornwall College

Course description

If you are interested in starting a career in business or if you are thinking of a business career but want to obtain a nationally recognised qualification before starting work.  It is also ideal if you intend to progress to Higher Education. 

Gaining the BTEC Extended Diploma in Business will give your CV that all-important boost to make you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs.

Course content

This course will help you develop a range of skills, knowledge and personal qualities essential for career development and progression within the business and related sectors.  It will provide you with the appropriate knowledge and skills including administration, finance, customer service, management and entrepreneurship. 

Focus will be on the practical application of knowledge and the development of the work related skills required for employment in business and other related sectors.

Entry requirements

You should be at least 16 years of age and have at least one of the following:  Level 2 Certificate in a related subject or four GCSEs at grades A - C.  Related Work Experience.

Future opportunities

This qualification will give you a good preparation both for employment and for entry into Higher Education. Previous students have started their own business, have entered Management Training programmes and have been accepted onto University Degree programmes.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 May 2015
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    • At Cornwall College Saltash all of our courses are vocational. That means they are practical, with a focus on giving you the skills to get that career you want, getting you to university or boosting the skills you already have, through practical skills training and real-work environments and projects.

      We are a small and friendly campus sat in a semi-rural location, perfect if you live in South-East and North Cornwall, Plymouth or South-West Devon.

      We have excellent facilities including:

      • A higher education centre
      • Construction skills centre
      • Commercial hair and beauty salons
      • A new state-of-the-art training kitchen