Level 3

Business Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus

Overview

This is a comprehensive course that will give you the skills and knowledge to successfully function in a business environment.

Entry Requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade 4/grade C including maths or English, or
  • Skills for Business and Administration Level 2 Certificate plus maths and English at level 1, or equivalent
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

Year one

  • Developing a marketing campaign (mandatory)
  • Personal and business finance (mandatory)
  • Pitching for a new business (optional)
  • Employment law (optional)
  • Managing a business event (mandatory)

Year two

  • Principles of management (mandatory)
  • Business decision making (mandatory)
  • Team building in business (optional)
  • Work experience in business (optional)
  • Creative promotion (optional)
  • Recruitment and selection in business (optional)

Assessment & Feedback

  • Online exams
  • Group discussions
  • Written articles
  • Course assignments
  • Practical activities
  • Reflective writing
  • Group and/or individual presentations
  • Self-directed learning through blended learning activities

Course Cost

School Leavers, Full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

  • A BA (Hons) degree in Business and Entrepreneurship at South Essex College University Centre
  • Higher National Certifi cate or Diploma in Business Studies
  • With additional training, you may progress to career role such as a business administrator, teacher of business studies, accounting assistant, business analyst, human resource assistant or marketing team leader