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Business Level 3 BTEC Blocks B, C & D at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This BTEC course is available as a:

• Level 3 Certificate - 180 credits – Equivalent to AS.

• Level 3 Extended Certificate - 360 credits – Equivalent to 1 A


• Level 3 Foundation Diploma - 540 credits – Equivalent to 1 A


As a single option in Year 1, you will complete 2 units for the


• Unit 1 – Exploring Business (Assessed via coursework) 90


• Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign (Assessed via

controlled conditions) 90 credits

As a double option in Year 2, in addition to the above you will

complete 2 more units for the Extended Certificate:

• Unit 3 – Personal and Business Finance (Assessed via exam)

120 credits

• Unit 8 – Recruitment and selection (assessed via coursework)

60 credits

To achieve higher levels of this qualification series i.e. Foundation

Diploma and above you complete up to 3 Controlled Conditions

units are more optional coursework units.

This course offers a qualification for employment or further

learning in business related sectors.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grades at 9 to 4 including English and Maths. Successful completion of a Level

2 Business course would be beneficial but not essential. If Business has been studied

before then a C is desired, a conversation is required with the Principal Teacher.

Future opportunities

The course covers all aspects of business and with further training

you may wish to specialise and study a professional qualification in

your chosen area such as Marketing, Retail or Customer Service.

The course provides a work related programme of study so

you could go straight into a job as it helps you develop the skills,

understanding and knowledge that many employers are looking for.

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: 11 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years

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