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Business BTEC Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at East Berkshire College

Course description

The BTEC level 3 Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to one A level. It will prepare you to enter employment or if combined with other qualifications to progress to higher education.

The course offers an insight into all aspects of business.

Course content

You will study four mandatory units and two specialist units.

Mandatory units cover the fundamentals of business including - The business environment, Business resources, Introduction to marketing and Business communication.

The course will link theory with practical application making maximum use of your own experiences

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of four GCSE at grade C or above including English language and Maths or a merit level 2 BTEC Diploma and GCSE English Language and Maths grade C or above.


Students undertake six units for which they present evidence based in real life work and studies.

Progress is measured through on going assessment throughout their course allowing students to gauge their own performance on a continuing basis.

Future opportunities

Progress onto higher education or employment

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 April 2016

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