Business and Enterprise BTEC 90 Credit Diploma Level 3

This is an exciting one year course that gives you the basic skills needed to succeed in business, offering progression to employment or continued study.


Equivalent in a size to 1.5 A levels, you will study 6 units of which 4 are mandatory:

  • Exploring Business
    • In this unit you will explore the features of different businesses and analyse what makes them successful and investigate how businesses are organised.
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
    • You will gain skills relating to, and an understanding of, how a marketing campaign is developed.
  • Personal and Business Finance
    • You study the purpose and importance of personal and business finance. You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to understand, analyse and prepare financial information.
  • Managing an Event
    • You will work as part of a small group to plan, coordinate and manage a business or social enterprise event and evaluate the skills gained.

and 2 optional units including:

  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Digital Marketing

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades:

  • English at grade 4 or above and Maths at 3 or above, and
  • three  other GCSEs at grade 4 or above.

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Assessment Methods

Assessment is specifically designed to fit the purpose and objective of the qualification.  It includes a range of assessment types and styles suited to vocational qualifications in the sector.  There are three main forms of assessment; external (exam) internal (assignments) and synoptic (demonstrating an understanding in context).


You could progress onto a Business Apprenticeship or to a further year of study at level 3.

If you already have BTEC Nationals or A levels the course can support progression to Higher Education.

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