Level 3 Diploma in Business

Course Description

Qualification Objective

This Qualification broadens and expand the specialist work-related focus of the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiar Diploma and encompasses the essential skills, knowledge and understanding needed to gain confidence and progression.

Awarding and Equivalences

It is broadly equivalent to 1.5 GCE A Levels and awarded by Pearson

Qualification Structure

The Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies qualification consists of follwoing 9 units for a combined total of 90 credits, 900 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 540 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

  • The Business Environment.
  • Business Resources
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Market Research in Business
  • Recruitment and Selection in Business
  • Human Resource Management in Business
  • Starting a Small Business
  • Understanding Business Ethics

Mode and Duration of Delivery

Full Time (6-12 month)

Entry Requirments

The Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies qualification can be offered to learners from age 16.
The learners must demonstrate that the qualification will:

  • meet their needs
  • enable and facilitate learning and achievement
  • enable progression

There is potential for the qualifi cation to prepare learners for progression within education or into employment in the appropriate vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to study in detail or work in a particular area of work.

Some learners may wish to gain the qualifi cation in order to enter a specialist area of employment or to progress to a larger or di erent level 3 programme. Other learners may want to extend the specialism they studied on the BTEC Level 3 Certifi cate or the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma programme. Learners may also be able to use the BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma to gain partial achievement and have the requisite skills, knowledge and understanding needed in the sector


Government funding is available for eligible candidates, please contact admissions@suresuccesscollege.co.uk for more details


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