Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Business
Duration: 35 Weeks
Start Date: September 2023
End Date: July 2025
Type: Full Time
Tutor: Martin Simpson
This course covers the major aspects of business including Finance, Marketing and Human Resource Management.
This Pearson BTEC qualification has been developed in consultation with cross sector employers to ensure it enables you to develop the skills and behaviours that will give you the best opportunity to be successful when applying for work.
This qualification is equivalent in size to 3 ‘A Levels’, with the potential to gain up to 168 UCAS points for those wishing to study further at University. This course is best suited for those wanting to progress into roles such as marketing, accountancy or human relations.
The vocational elements of the course can give you a head start, whether you choose to go straight into employment after the first year, continue onto the extended Diploma or following successful completion of the second-year progress onto higher education. The content of the qualification relates directly to the transferable skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by employers in Business.
Students will learn;
- Exploring Business
- International Business
- Developing a Marketing Campaign
- Principles of Management
- Personal and Business Finance
- Business Decision Making
- Managing an Event
- Market Research
- Recruitment and Selection Process
- Digital Marketing
- Investigating Customer Service
- Training and Development
- Pitching for a New Business
Extended Diploma in BusinessExtra Studies:
Students on this course will learn through a variety of methods including practical, lectures, projects, case studies, presentations and many more designed to equip learners with the skills required to achieve in Business. All students enrolled onto this course will be expected to undertake home study
Assessment methods includes a variety of methods and styles suited to skills and occupationally based qualifications at this level. The style of assessment draws on the learning throughout the qualification and assessments are graded using a scale of pass, merit and distinction. Students will also be assessed through examination
- 5 GCSEs at Grades 9-4 (A-C) including Maths and English,
- BTEC Level 2 or similar qualification with GCSE Maths and English Grades at 9-4 (A-C).
- Please note that entry requirements and course offer can be subject to change at any time.
Upon completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to apply to university, undertake apprenticeships or enter employment.
Course content would be suitable for those aspiring for careers such as, but not limited to Marketing, Accountancy, Human Relations
Applicants will undergo an interview before being offered a place on the course.Achievement of this course would result in a maximum of 168 UCAS points.
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