Business BTEC Extended Diploma

What will I learn?

All units count equally to the final grade that you will be awarded. Eight units need to be completed to gain the Diploma.

Units include:

Unit 1: The Business Environment

Unit 2: Business Resources

Unit 3: Introduction to Marketing

Unit 4: Business Communication

Unit 7: Management Accounting

Unit 9: Creative Product Promotion

Unit 10: Market Research in Business

Unit 12: Internet Marketing in Business

Unit 13: Recruitment and Selection in Business

Unit 15: Development Planning for a Career in Business

Unit 18: Managing a Business Event

Unit 19: Developing Teams in a Business

Unit 25: Supporting Business Activities

Unit 29: Understanding Retailing

Unit 36: Starting a Small Business

Unit 37: Understanding Business Ethics

Unit 38: Business and the Economic Environment

Financial Services for Individuals

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above, including Maths and English at Grade 4 or above. GCSE points score average of 4.0 or above, including 5 C grades.

How long will it take to qualify?

Two years

How will I be assessed?

All units will be assessed by the completion of appropriate coursework. Students will need to work to deadlines set in order to be successful.

Additional Learning Opportunities

You can take part in other learning activities including Young Enterprise.

Who is this course aimed at?

The BTEC Diploma in Business will be attractive to students who:

  • have an interest in a business related career;
  • want to find out more about how modern businesses work;
  • wish to study business at a higher level but in more depth than at A-level
  • want to take a course where they are assessed mainly by coursework
  • would like to gain employment within the Health and Social Care sector

What next?

You could move directly into employment or progress on to Higher Education to pursue a career in business areas including finance, management and marketing.




  • BTEC Level 3


  • Business

Course Length

  • 2 Years


  • 16+

Get in touch

John Leggott College
West Common Lane
North Lincolnshire, DN17 1DS

Tel: +44(0)1724 282998,


  • Northern Lincolnshire Education Consortium


  • Sixth Form Colleges Association
  • Ofsted Good Provider