Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business

Subject area
2 Years
Type of course
Full Time

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grades A*-C (including Maths and English) or Distinction* in a relevant Level 2 Diploma, plus a successful interview and satisfactory reference.

About the course

This two year full time programme provides an opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of business together with a focus on the principles of Marketing, Accounts, Human Resource Management and Business Law.

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business will provide you with a wide knowledge on how businesses are set up, how they trade and the different functions within them. Alongside the theory we place a great deal of importance on developing employability skills such as knowing how to deliver excellent customer service, being comfortable and competent on making professional presentations and how to work positively and effectively in teams. These are essential qualities looked for by prospective employers. This two year course is equivalent to three A levels.

Subjects covered

Business in Practice
• Starting a Small Business
• Managing a Business Event
• Creative Product Promotion
• The Business Environment

Business in Theory

• Business Communications
• Introduction to Marketing
• Business Ethics
• Business Resources
• Recruitment and Selction


• Coursework Assessment
• No Exams
• Work Experience
• Presentation Skills
• Teamwork/Group

On completion

Studying a Level 3 qualification in Business is an excellent introduction into an exciting and fulfilling career or a pathway to Higher Education (University).