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Business Studies BTEC level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Cannock Chase High School

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Qualifications in Business have been developed to focus on giving you the opportunity to enter employment in the business sector.  The qualification is equivalent to one A Level. 

A BTEC in business will suit anyone who is interested in the business world and who wants to know how to get started in industry, and how to run and work within a successful business.

You do not need to have studied Business Studies before, but you do need to be ready to take a responsible approach to this coursework based subject. 

Course content

•      Business Environment

•      Marketing in Business

•      Business Resources

•      Internet Marketing

•      The Business Environment

•      Developing Teams 

Entry requirements

5 A* - C GCSEs across a range of subjects and, although English Language is not compulsory, it would assist you in the presentation of your written reports.  


The assessment approach of the BTEC qualifications in Business allows students to receive formative feedback and leads to an assessment.  Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range of diverse activities including assignment and project work, case studies, workplace assessment, role play and oral presentation. 

Future opportunities

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma is a recognised qualification by UCAS and Universities so will provide a route to higher education. A business qualification can open the door to literally hundreds of careers. Whatever route you choose to follow throughout your career, your business qualification will provide relevant knowledge, whether it is Marketing, Management, Customer Services or Accounting.  

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cannock Chase High School directly.

Last updated date: 26 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September