Business – BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Vocational Level 3

Exam Board: Level 3 Business National Diploma – Edexcel/Pearson

  • The BTEC Business Level 3 National Diploma is equivalent to two A Levels

Course Summary

BTEC Business Level 3 gives you an understanding of how businesses of all shapes and sizes are run locally, nationally and internationally. You will gain a wide understanding of businesses and how they operate, with the practical skills required to work in this sector or to study at a higher level.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 4 in Mathematics and English
  • Minimum of a Merit Grade if you have completed a Level 2 course


This course has a mixture of:

  • Exams
  • Controlled assessments
  • Coursework



  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finances
  • Recruitment
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management

Why choose this course?

  • Field trips
  • Topical issues covered across both years
  • Visits from academic and industry experts

Where might it lead?

As this course has a strong practical focus, it often leads to further study and employment in various business sectors such as Event Management, Business, Marketing, Financial Management and Human Resource Management.


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