Business

Level 3, BTEC Extended Diploma

Duration: Two Year Course

Location: Benfleet

Course Description

Seevic -businessThis is an exciting and dynamic business course led by a professional team of dedicated business professionals.

You will study a programme that looks into the modern business environment, helping you develop a strong set of vocational business skills that will prepare you for entry in to the changing and exhilarating business world. The course could also lead into a wide range of professional and higher education opportunities.

You will study key business topics and disciplines including: business resources, marketing, accounting, business ethics and organising a business event. In your second year you will be given the option of two different pathways: entrepreneurship, which will allow you to actually start your own business in College, or a marketing and retail pathway. 

Modules

Core:

  • Business Environment
  • Business Resources
  • Marketing
  • Business Communications.

Additional:

  • Internet Marketing
  • Starting a Small Business
  • Business Accounting
  • Managing a Business Event
  • Business Ethics
  • Managing Teams
  • Fashion Retailing
  • Visual merchandising. 

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

You’ll learn theoretical Business concepts and principles within a vocational setting; working independently or within a team on coursework projects to ensure your success. All units are assessed by a range of set projects involving practical investigations, presentations, case studies and team-based tasks. Some class activities may be within time-constrained conditions.

Why Should I Choose Seevic College?

  • The course will embellish the true spirit of business and enterprise and will challenge students at all levels.
  • There will be a number of engaging course trips where students can observe and see businesses working in an organic fashion.
  • There will be a number of selected guest speakers from industry sharing their experience and real life work knowledge. 

What Could I Do Next?

  • You could progress to a number of Business related degree programmes, including: banking, financial services, marketing, events management, accounting, Business management or law.
  • Many students also progress directly to full-time employment in key industries, such as: banking and financial services, marketing, retail management, office administration and public services.
  • Former students have gone on to a wide variety of degree pathways and careers in Banking, Mortgage Brokering, Retail Management, Event Organisation and Marketing.

General Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs (minimum) Grade C/4 or above including English Language or Maths. If you achieve English at a grade C/4, your Maths grade must be a D/3 and vice versa.

Students will be accepted with Level 2 BTEC Diploma (or equivalent) at Merit Level and English Language or Maths at Level C/4.

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