The BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Business course is ideal for those who wish to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of business management.
This qualification is recognised as a first step to being able to work in a law firm or become a lawyer. This is located in the Business Tourism Management (BTM) department.
In the first year, you will study for the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business, with a Level 3 Certificate in Applied Law and in the second year, you will study for BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business and a Subsidiary Diploma in Law.
6 GCSEs at Grade C or above including either GCSE Mathematics or English Language.
Students who successfully complete the course can progress directly to work in Business, Tourism or Law (or even a combination) or on to a full-time or part-time Higher Education programme either at Brecon Beacons College through Glyndwr University or at other Higher Education providers and universities.
The course covers a range of units including Recruitment, Marketing, Finance, Event Management, Customer Service and Business Strategy. Plus students study Applied Law which enhances job and university prospects
All students will also undertake the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate qualification, which is integrated into the course.
Assessment will be a combination of coursework assignments, external examinations and controlled assessments. You will be prepared fully for these.
Students are encouraged to purchase a course textbook and provide the necessary paper, pens, and folders and have sufficient funds on their ID cards to allow them to print work. A laptop or similar is recommended
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