Extended Diploma in Business
Two Years – Full time
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Maths, or a full Level 2 qualification with a merit profile and grades 9-4 in GCSE English and Maths.
This course explores the world of business in detail and offers the opportunity to develop the necessary skills and understanding to make you highly employable in the commercial sector.
Across the two years you will cover all core business functions including HR, communications, finance and marketing.
You will develop your own career plan and interview skills and discover the mechanisms of planning, setting up and running your own business. You will learn how to pitch to potential investors and market your ideas and yourself effectively.
You will also have the opportunity to take part in work placements, networking events with local employers, programmes for selling your ideas plus other business visits to enrich your programme of study and prepare you for a career in the commercial industry.
You can progress on to Higher Education and HND courses, employment (including trainee management positions) or an Apprenticeship.