This course is designed for 16-19-year olds.
The Business Level 3 National Diploma is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to develop the skills and knowledge for a successful career in the Business Sector. You will learn and practice professionalism, gain confidence and a clear understanding of the fundamentals of business, enabling you to progress your career in this sector.
This course will enable you to progress to higher education or employment in the Business Sector.
The content has been designed to give you the opportunities to develop your transferable skills including, teamwork, problem solving, thinking and independent study skills.
This is a 2-year course scheduled over 3-4 days per week and will be a mixture of theory and practical lessons.
This course is equivalent to 2 A-levels.
Your progression from this qualification will be either of the below pathways:
• Higher education – either a degree or HNC/D in business
• Employment within the Business Sector
The entry requirements for this course are:
• 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) including English and maths or
• Merit in relevant Level 2 qualification
• Assessment and Interview
If required, you will study GCSE or Function Skills alongside your course so you can progress to higher education.
You will study a wide range of units that will allow you to deepen your understanding of the business sector, these include:
• Business environments
• International business
This course is supported by our Create Your Future Programme. An online curriculum, specially tailored to your course and level, to help you develop essential workplace skills, strengthen your independence, boost confidence and increase progression opportunities.
We will use a range of assessment methods to test your knowledge and understanding, these include:
• Essays and reports
• Leaflets and posters
• External exams
• Tutor observations
All assessments will give you an opportunity to pass at one of the following standards:
You will also be provided with classes designed to help you to develop effective exam taking technique.