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Business - BTEC 90-Credit Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3 at Hackney Community College

Course description

Equivalent to 3 A Levels, you will get essential skills for work and higher level study. Upon successful completion of the first year, the 90-Credit Diploma part, you will progress to the second year. The units you will study include business environment, business accounting, human resources, managing and developing teams, recruitment and selection, impact of communications technology on business, market research, aspects of contract, starting a new business and website design. You will receive support from dedicated and experienced tutors.

12 hours a week will be spent in the classroom. You will need to allocate around 6 hours a week for self-study.

Course content

You will spend your time in the classroom doing theory-based learning. Additionally, you will do hands-on computing skills.


Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Level 2 BTEC in Business or related courses, GCSEs at grades A-C and / or college assessment.


Assignment-based evidence is required.

Financial information

·         16-18 year-olds do not have to pay tuition fees on FE courses

·         many 16-18 year-olds may be eligible to receive a bursary

·         many 16-18 year-olds can receive a Free College Meals pass (depending on eligibility)

·         Transport for London student travel cards are available.

·         Re-sits, CRB fees and other incidental costs are to be paid when due.

Future opportunities

University, Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate / Diploma or employment.

Further information

Before you start your lessons, you’ll take part in induction sessions, where you’ll meet other students and find out all about the support that’s available to you. This includes learning about the Virtual Learning Environment, tutorials and the campus facilities. All students can receive free, confidential and impartial advice on things like: your next step in education or your career, finance, housing, health, immigration, benefit claims, legal problems, sexual health, drugs, staying safe, personal / emotional concerns and other issues.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 April 2016
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