Course Details

This course provides the opportunity to study a wide range of business units and achieve a nationally recognised, vocationally relevant qualification. Students will develop their Functional Skills, undertake work placement and have the opportunity to participate in visits, residential and vocational projects with local employers In addition to this students will be involved in the planning and successful implementation of a given event which will support not only the development of their academic skills but also their social skills with a view to continuing their studies at a higher level or getting ready for employment..

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSE passes at grade 4 or above including Maths and English, or completion of a recognised alternative qualification, such as BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business at merit level plus English and Maths GCSE Grade 4 and above or equivalent.

Career options

This Diploma is designed to equip individuals with the skills required for a range of roles within business. Successful completion of year one allows for potential progression to a second year of study towards the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma.

EDX L3 NFD in Business

Five highlights

  • 1 Learners will learn key business skills from our experienced staff
  • 2 Our Business Studies department has excellent links with local employers
  • 3 Learners have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience
  • 4 This course delivers a wide variety of units using business scenarios
  • 5 This course prepares learners for employment and future study

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • Foundation Diploma in Business

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Course code Location Course length Start date
BUS723CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

This is a one year course where the following mandatory subjects will be studied: Unit 1 Exploring Business Unit 2 Developing a Marketing Campaign.Unit 3 Personal & Business Finance Unit 4 Managing an Event with additional focus on key topics such as:The Recruitment & Selection process, and Investigating Customer Service

How will I be taught?

You will have the opportunity to take part in group as well as individual activities. You will have the opportunity to examine case studies as well as examples of real business activity Your team of professional lecturers will teach in class room environments supported by computer workshops to develop learning.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by sitting an exam for Unit 3 Personal & Business Finance and by completing an in class assessment for Unit 2 Developing a Marketing Campaign, both are externally marked. Your remaining units will be assessed by completing a range of assignments for each unit. These involve written assessments, presentations and role-plays which will allow you to practice key business skills in the process.

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