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Business BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Holy Family Catholic School

Course description

This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of business and marketing, as well as your understanding of how businesses are managed in today’s competitive environment.

Course content

Unit 1: The Business Environment.

Unit 2: Business Resources.

Unit 3: Introduction to Marketing. 

Unit 4: Business Communication.

Optional Units include:

Unit 10: Marketing Research in Business,

Unit 13: Recruitment and Selection in Business,

Unit 12: Internet marketing,

Unit 9: Creative Productive Promotion,

Unit 29: Understanding Retailing,

Unit 32: Food Retailing,

Unit 37: Understanding Business Ethics,

Unit 36: Starting your own business.

Entry requirements

GCSE Average: 4.2, GCSE C in English Language.


All units are centre assessed and externally moderated by BTEC. There are no formal examinations, but students will have to submit completed units by specified deadlines. 

Future opportunities

This course gives you a range of options – for example: Into employment or an apprenticeship in Business management/administration or onto a degree or foundation degree at University. This course provides practical skills that will appeal to employers in the fields of: Retail Management, Human Resource Management, Finance and Accounting etc.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holy Family Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years