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BTEC Business Diploma (equivalent to 2 A Levels) at Towers School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 courses are designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications. They provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment or continued higher study. The BTEC National Diploma in Business explores the dynamic world of business through investigations of real businesses.



Course content

Course Structure (1st year):

Unit 1 - The Business Environment

Unit 2 – Business Resources

Unit 3 – Introduction to Marketing

Unit 13 – Recruitment and Selection in Business

Unit16 – Human Resource Management in Business

Unit 33- The Impact of Communications in Technology on Business

Year 2

Unit 4 – Business Communication

Unit 5 – Business Accounting

Unit 9 – Creative Product Promation

Unit 18 – Managing a Business Event

Unit 19 – Developing Teams in Business

Unit 27 – Understanding Health and Safety in the Business Work Place

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C in English and Maths OR a minimum of 4 GCSE’s grades C or above including English and Maths


Assessment is 100% coursework

Future opportunities

This qualification is useful when pursuing a wide range of careers in the world of Business or to go onto Higher Education at University.

Further information

For further information on this course please contact our Careers Advisor Philip Carter on 01233 653538 or email

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 12 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years