What's covered?

The BTEC level 3 Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to one A level. It will prepare you to enter employment or if combined with other qualifications to progress to higher education.

The course offers an insight into all aspects of business. You will study four mandatory units and two specialist units. Mandatory units cover the fundamentals of business including - The business environment, Business resources, Introduction to marketing and Business communication. The course will link theory with practical application making maximum use of your own experiences

What do you need?

You will need a minimum of four GCSE at grade C or above including English language and Maths or a merit level 2 BTEC Diploma and GCSE English Language and Maths grade C or above.

How you are assessed

Students undertake six units for which they present evidence based in real life work and studies. Progress is measured through on going assessment throughout their course allowing students to gauge their own performance on a continuing basis.

How Long?

One year

What course next?

Progress onto higher education

What could this lead to?


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