If you are interested in starting a career in business or if you are thinking of a business career but want to obtain a nationally recognised qualification before starting work. It is also ideal if you intend to progress to Higher Education.
This course will help you develop a range of skills, knowledge and personal qualities essential for career development and progression within the business and related sectors. It will provide you with the appropriate knowledge and skills including administration, finance, customer service, management and entrepreneurship.
Focus will be on the practical application of knowledge and the development of the work related skills required for employment in business and other related sectors.
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You are fascinated with how businesses run and are interested in experiencing many different business related topics in a practical and dynamic manner.
four GCSEs at grade C or 4, including English and mathematics, or a relevant equivalent and an enthusiasm for the subject.
To develop a range of skills, knowledge and personal qualities essential for career development and progression within the business and related sectors. You will cover the major elements of business including marketing, management, finance, human resources, leadership and e-business.
To focus on the practical application of knowledge and the development of the work related skills required for employment in business and other related sectors.
The highly practical assessments, ideally suited if you prefer a variety of assignments, not just examinations.
Employment, university study, or a management training programme.
This qualification will give you a good preparation both for employment and for entry into Higher Education. Previous students have started their own business, have entered Management Training programmes and have been accepted onto University Degree programmes.
Gaining the BTEC Extended Diploma in Business will give your CV that all-important boost to make you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs.
Beth Julian Business Diploma
"Every job is linked with business so it is a key course, and business has a lot of general uses in work. I love the Business Extended Diploma, the tutors are really helpful and always have the time to work with us. I'm also studying an accountancy qualification (AAT) alongisde the course, that's the career route I want to take when I finish college."
Rhys Spry Business
"Cornwall College is the only place to study with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy in Cornwall, it's a really professional environment, we attend college everyday 9-5 and have to wear smart business dress at all times. When I finish the level 2 course I want to study further and start my own aquatics business. I'm also planning to use the skills I've learnt on this course to organise my own charity Iron Man event."
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.