Business Level 3

If you want a business career, whether it is in Marketing, Accounting, Human Resources, Events Management or Retail, then you can get a head start on the competition with your University application or career plan with the knowledge and experience you will gain in this exceptional Business course.

Course Level:
Level 3
2 Years
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:

Level 3 Business (equivalent to A Levels) is a fantastic way for you to secure a place at University or to go into a job. If you enjoy watching The Apprentice and Dragon’s Den, if you like to find out what makes things happen in business, if you want to start up or manage a business or social enterprise or have a career in finance this is a fantastic course for you to choose.

Whether you are heading for self-employment or big business, you will develop a range of business skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes, essential for successful performance in business. You will have the foundation to go on to Degree level study, an Apprenticeship or into the workplace with knowledge of planning a marketing campaign, examining different types of business models along with current issues, personal and business finance, international business.

There are 2 pathways at Level 3. Firstly, if you have achieved Grade 4 and above in Maths and English GCSE and want to progress to University, you will be assessed with exams at the end of the units. The second pathway is an excellent route straight into a job or Apprenticeship if you didn’t achieve a Level 4 in Maths or English (a resit will be included in your study programme) and there are no exams as this pathway is coursework based.

Our highly qualified tutors have a wide range of industry backgrounds, including Event Management, Finance, Marketing and Sales, both in the UK and overseas, and are joined by guest speakers to make sure your course is relevant and exciting, based around practical business exercises.

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal & Business Finance
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Decision Making

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs 9-4 or Business Level 2 (Merit/ Distinction) including English & Maths GCSEs grade 9-4


Your choices may include:

  • Events
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Administration
  • Retail

Your choices may include:

  • Business Management BA (Hons)
  • Event Management BA (Hons)