This course is available as:
BTEC LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA ▲▲
BTEC LEVEL 3 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE ▲
ABOUT THE COURSE
Do you want to know more about starting your own business and how to manage finances?
If so, BTEC Level 3 Business could be for you. This course will develop your understanding of the business world, finance and trading and provide you with an appreciation of the many different career options within business, including the energy industries, digital technologies, supermarkets, finance, tourism and many more. These industries are all employment sectors that require a foundation in Business Studies. This course also provides you with essential information for starting your own business.
The course lasts for two years and is vocational in nature, which means that it is coursework-based and all assignments relate to real aspects of work. The course will suit students who have good writing skills and enjoy carrying out independent research. To enhance your learning, we interact with a variety of organisations that visit the college and welcome us into their workplaces.
We will also develop your knowledge and understanding of the way in which businesses are organised, financed and operated within local, national and international contexts. You will cover a wide range of business topics, including: recruitment, finance, marketing, business development and business resources.
WHAT WE ADD
Business Studies students will enjoy a range of trips to a variety of organisations and hear from visiting speakers. We work closely with the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce and other experts to develop your entrepreneurial skills.
HOW CAN I STANDOUT WITH BUSINESS?
Business Studies will allow you to go to university to study a wide range of subjects, as well as equipping you with the skills to start your own business. Career prospects include working in areas such as: finance, accounting, marketing and other business-related areas.
– Must meet overall entry criteria for vocational Level 3 study
*Course may be subject to change due to reforms to BTEC/CTEC qualifications