BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business

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Explore a world of opportunities and unlock the future with BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business at Westford University College

    About the BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business

    Program Highlights

    With a track record of student success of 40 years, the BTEC International Level 3 certificates are worldwide recognized by governments, industry, and higher education. BTEC International Level 3 credentials enable learners to advance to the job, either directly or through further study. Each year, almost 100,000 BTEC students apply to university. Their Level 3 BTECs, either alone or in conjunction with A Levels, are accepted for admission to appropriate degree programmes in the UK, international universities, and institutions of higher education. It strives to offer a learner-centred approach to education by providing a flexible, unit-based framework and knowledge that can be applied to project-based evaluations. BTECs emphasize the comprehensive development of the practical, interpersonal, and critical thinking abilities essential for employment success.

    The international level 3 Foundation Diploma in Business is equivalent to 1.5 International A Levels and is primarily aimed at learners between the ages of 16 and 19 who want to pursue a career in business, primarily through higher education to gain graduate entry employment with businesses or through junior business employment.

    The program is designed as a one-year, full-time course that covers the foundations of the business sector and allows for progression to a work-based learning certificate in the business sector and the second year of study at level 3. It promotes advancement to higher education when studied as part of a study program that includes other BTEC International Level 3 certificates or international A levels.

    BTEC qualifications provide the breadth and depth of learning to give learners this experience that will prepare them for further study or training. This includes the opportunity for learners to choose several topics from a selection of options reflecting the progression pathways in business.

    The learning programme covers the following content areas:
    • business environments
    • marketing
    • finance
    • international business
    • management
    • enterprise and entrepreneurship

    Program Structure

    The L3 National Foundation Diploma is delivered through 6 modules across 12 months.

     

    Module List
    Exploring Business
    Research and Plan a Marketing Campaign
    Business Finance
    Business Decision Making
    Team Building in Business
    Career Planning

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      What will these qualifications lead to?

      The qualifications are recognised by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses, for example:

      After this qualification, learners can also progress directly into employment, however, many will do so via higher study. Areas of employment include junior business roles in marketing, administration, finance, financial services, procurement, events management, human resources, and other related areas in the business sector.

       

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      About Pearson

      Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal vocational qualification at Levels 4 and 5. When redeveloping the Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications in Computing, we collaborated with a wide range of students, employers, higher education providers, colleges, and subject experts to ensure that the new qualifications meet their needs and expectations. We also worked closely with the relevant professional bodies, to ensure alignment with recognised professional standards.

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