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Business BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Chelmsford College

Course description

The aim of this course is to provide practical skills that may be transferred to a business environment.

Course content

Units studied include:

Year 1: The business environment, business resources, marketing, business communication, business accounting, managing a business event, internet marketing in business, developing teams in business and creative product promotion.

Year 2: management accounting, understanding retailing, starting a small business, recruitment and selection in business, human resource management in business and aspects of the legal system and law making process, career development and impact of communication technology on business.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements:

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade C or above or a pass grade at a relevant level 2 vocational course.


Specific Entry Requirements:

GCSE English or maths at grade C or above. It is preferable that either IT or Business Studies should have been studied at GCSE level.


Internally assessed coursework and controlled assessments.

Future opportunities

You may progress to Higher Education or employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016

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