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Business Studies Level 3 Btec Extended Certificate at The Sixth Form at Cornwallis Academy

Course description

What is Business?

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Business is an Applied General qualification. It is for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through applied learning and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment in the business sector. The qualification is equivalent in size to 1 A Level, and it has been designed as a full two-year programme .


This course gives students an overview of the Business World, looking at a variety of different industries. They will be able to look in detail at how and why businesses operate, the skills required to do so as well as customer service and marketing whilst developing their own skills and knowledge both in and out of the classroom.


BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Business

This qualification provides much of the underpinning knowledge and understanding for the Business sector. They are supported by the Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) and/or Standards Setting Bodies (SSBs). For those students wishing to progress to higher education this course attracts UCAS points and is work related . The course consists of 2 examinable units and 2 course work units completed over2 years. This is a 2 year course and no qualification can be gained after the first year The course is again graded as Pass ,Merit, Distinction and Distinction*



Course content

see above

Entry requirements

4 x GCSE grade 4 and above to include English

Further information


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: 19 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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