Business BTEC National Foundation Diploma Level 3

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Become a business expert with this challenging programme. You will develop skills in areas such as marketing, events, and finance. By the end of the course, you will have developed your own marketing campaign, managed an event, and refined your knowledge and skills in personal and business finance.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Manage your very own event.
  • Develop a successful marketing campaign.
  • Identify and secure work placement opportunities.
  • Explore business in multiple contexts.
  • Entry Requirements

    Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and maths, or equivalent.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include continuing to year 2 to top up to a full diploma or extended diploma in business, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


    Course Code


    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £2,573   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

    Course Facts


    You will learn in our purpose-built business space at our iconic Printworks Campus.

    Extra Curriculum

    “I got a qualification recognised by the industry and developed my skills in planning, time management, and communication.” - Nish Ahmed Business

    Labour Market

    There are 69,140 jobs in the Business Management sector in Leeds. (EMSI, 2019)

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