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Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code B1
Qualification Type National Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This BTEC course is available as a:

  • Level 3 Certificate - 180 credits – Equivalent to an AS Level.
  • Level 3 Extended Certificate - 360 credits – Equivalent to 1 A Level.
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma - 540 credits – Equivalent to 2 A Levels.


In Year 1, you will complete 2 units for the Certificate:
  • Unit 1 – Exploring Business (Assessed via coursework) 90 credits
  • Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign (Assessed via controlled conditions) 90 credits 
In Year 2, you will complete 2 more units for the Extended Certificate: 
  • Unit 3 – Personal and Business Finance (Assessed via exam) 120 credits
  • Unit 8 – Recruitment and selection (assessed via coursework) 60 credits

How will it be delivered?

The units are assessed differently. Units 1 and 8 are internally assessed pieces of coursework. Unit 2 is an externally assessed assignment, written in exam conditions. Unit 3 is an externally assessed exam.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grades at 9 to 4 including English and Maths. Successful completion of a Level 2 Business course would be beneficial but not essential. If Business has been studied before then a 4 is desired, a conversation is required with the Principal Teacher.

Your next steps...

The course covers all aspects of business and with further training you may wish to specialise and study a professional qualification in your chosen area such as Marketing, Retail or Customer Service.

The course provides a work related programme of study so you could go straight into a job as it helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers are looking for.