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BTEC Diploma in Business Level 3 at Swakeleys School for Girls

Course description

The four core units in the diploma give learners an introduction to and understanding of the business environment, management of resources, marketing and communication. All skills that are transferable to everyday life and fundamental to the success of business organisations.

Course content

The Business Environment
Business Resources
Introduction to Marketing
Business Communication

For the Double (Diploma) you would then be required to select a further 8 units of study. For the Treble (Extended Diploma) you would be required to select a further 14 Units of study. The table below gives a flavour of the units that will be studied.

Business Accounting
Understanding Retailing
Creative Product Promotion
Recruitment and Selection in Business
Managing a Business Event
Understanding Business Ethics
Fashion Retailing
Starting a Small Business

Entry requirements

Students are required to have 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C . Having studied L2 or GCSE Business would be an advantage but is not essential.


All units are internally assessed through coursework. There are no external examinations.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of a BTEC National qualification, a learner can progress to employment and/or continue their study in the same or related vocational area.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Swakeleys School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2015

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