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Business (QCF) 90 Credit/Extended

Level 3 Diploma

Business (QCF) 90 Credit/Extended Level 3 Diploma

Course Content

This course is made up of the 90 Credit and the Extended Level 3 and is delivered over two years. In the first year you will study the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Business which consists of four mandatory units plus 6 optional units that provide for a combined total of 90 credits. In the second year you will go onto the BTEC Extended Diploma in Business, where you will study a further 9 units, which will qualify students to apply to higher education, to obtain employment in a business organisation, or to start their own business.

The course is aimed at students between 16 and 18, and it has been designed to develop knowledge and understanding of the world of business. The course will provide opportunities for students to gain a nationally recognised qualification, which will facilitate entry into employment or progress to other vocational qualifications.

Year One:-

BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Business (QCF)

Students will gain knowledge and develop skills, which help them to meet the needs of the business sector. Business employers value employees who are able to communicate effectively both verbally and using electronic communication methods. The BTEC qualifications in Business provide opportunities for learners to develop their communication skills as they progress through the course. This can be both through presentations and discussions in which they have the opportunity to express their opinions. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and achievement, taking into account industry standards for behaviour and performance.

The course will include mandatory and optional units.

Mandatory units:-

1. The Business Environment

2. Business Resources

3. Introduction to Marketing

4. Business Communication

Optional Units:-

The course team will select a number of optional units. Units such as Business Accounting, Creative Product Promotion, Aspects of Contracts and Business Law, Fashion, Starting a Small Business, Business Markets and the Economy are just some of the options to choose from (units are subject to change).

Year 2:-

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business (QCF)

The second year of the course can only be done once the 90 Credit has been completed either the year before at the college or at another training provider. The Extended Diploma is made up of 9 optional units that will be decided by the course team.

Some of these units could be Business Accounting, Accounting Systems, Creative Product Promotion, Recruitment and Selection in Business, Development Planning for a Career in Business, Human Resource Management, Developing Teams in Business, Aspects of Contracts and Business Law. These are just a small selection of optional units on offer (units are subject to change).

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

What the Course Leads too

On completion of the 90 Credit:-

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business, which is equivalent to 3 A levels.

On completion of the Extended Diploma students can enter higher education to a business related degree, or to find work in a business organisation. Students will also have the knowledge and skills to start their own business.

The BTEC L3 90-credit Diploma in Business is equivalent to one and half A levels, and on successful completion students can make a decision as to continue their studies at a higher level, or to seek employment in a business organisation. Students will have knowledge and skills to perform tasks in areas such as human resources, accounting, retailing, marketing and management.

Qualification(s)

Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

Course Location

Clarence Street
L3 5TP

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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