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?

Our BTEC Level 3 Business course takes you behind the scenes to learn more about a diverse range of business organisations; you will explore how they operate and investigate why some are so much more successful than others. The course will develop your understanding of the business world and provide you with an appreciation of the many different career options that are available, including roles within the energy industries, digital technologies, supermarkets, finance, tourism and many more.

Studying BTEC Business will help you to identify and develop the transferable skills that businesses are looking for, from problem-solving skills and digital literacy, to intrapersonal and interpersonal skills.

Some of the units you will study include:

  • Developing a marketing campaign
  • Managing an event
  • Personal and business finance
  • Recruitment and selection

What We Add

We plan to visit a variety of organisations, to see how businesses operate in the real world. We also invite speakers to share their experiences, so that you get the chance to ask questions directly and find out more about different businesses and job roles. We work closely with the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce and other experts to develop your entrepreneurial skills, as well as providing opportunities for work experience.

How Can I Standout With Business?

A BTEC in Business will provide a great foundation from which to move on to higher education, an apprenticeship or employment. Career prospects include a diverse range of roles in a wide variety of business sectors, from becoming a business analyst for an insurance company, to managing a restaurant or a retail outlet.

Entry Requirements

  • Must meet overall entry criteria for vocational Level 3 study
  • You are most likely to succeed on this course if you have achieved a minimum of grade 4 in GCSE English Language and Maths