Business, BTEC Extended Diploma
Business BTEC is the perfect answer if you’re interested in a career in the business industry, but undecided about which area is best suited to your skills. It is ideal if you perform better in coursework, group work, and presentations. The Business BTEC Extended Diploma is a comprehensive qualification designed to provide a thorough understanding of the business world. You will cover a wide range of subjects, including finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, human resources, and operations management. This will help you choose which area you would like to progress in. With a focus on employability, this course equips you with the necessary practical skills to succeed in various business roles, whether you choose to enter the workforce directly or pursue further education.
When you study with us you will automatically join our Business Career Excellence Hub, which is endorsed by leading employers who are actively involved throughout your whole training programme. Through guest lectures, company visits, work experience and recruitment events, you will have unrivalled access to potential employers – that means invaluable industry insight and numerous networking opportunities.
You’ll study in purpose-built classrooms, designed to enhance your learning experience, and you’ll benefit from a wide range of facilities including our new boardroom and business suite. Your mentors will be experienced tutors and assessors who have worked in reputable firms and run their own businesses. They will guide you through your study programme and placement, and ensure you’re fully prepared for your next steps after college.
WHAT DOES THIS COURSE INVOLVE
This Level 3 Business programme will develop your business acumen and provide you with the skills required in a variety of roles in the sector.
You will cover a range of topics, including marketing, starting up a small business, accounting, recruitment, selection, human resource management, business law, finance, management, events management, international business, customer services, and digital marketing.
As part of this study programme, you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). You will also complete a 2-week work placement.
All aspects of your study programme will be discussed at your interview.
This programme has a 100% pass rate and could lead to a variety of jobs in the business sector. You could also enhance your skills by progressing to the degree in Business Management with Sustainability at University Centre Weston.
You could apply for a related degree at university or follow an apprenticeship route on successful completion. You could also progress to a degrees here at University Centre Weston in:
- Business Management and Sustainability BA (Hons)
- HR Consultant/Partner Apprenticeship You could pursue career opportunities in HR, marketing, or finance.
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including maths and English, or a Level 2 programme at merit or distinction.
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Business BTEC Extended Diploma, Level 3
Ruby achieved D*, D*, D*, and was also part of the winning team in the Weston Hospice Care Challenge. Her selfless nature meant that she was not only able to help herself, but also able to help peers, her lecturers, and the wider community during her time on the course. Ruby won Professional Studies Student of the Year and Under 19 Student of the Year at Celebration of Success 2023.