Available as Extended Diploma (Equivalent to 3 A Levels) or Extended Certificate (equivalent to 1 A Level taken with two other subjects)
This course is highly valued by employers and universities. It is a strong pathway to university-level courses and careers in subjects such as finance, human resources, management and marketing.
On this work-related course, you will complete projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, with a focus on finance, ICT, law and marketing. You will visit a range of workplaces and will receive input from many prestigious business partners. You will study topics such as exploring business, developing a marketing campaign, personal and business finance, managing an event, and international business. You will also develop your time management and essay writing skills. This two-year course is equivalent to three A Levels and will equip you with the necessary skills to progress to employment and higher education.
Four GCSEs grade 9-4, including Maths and English at Grade 4
The course is equivalent to three A Levels. It is assessed both internally and externally by set tasks and examinations.
Extended Diploma Level 2
Minimum four GCSEs grade 3 and above.
Extended Diploma Level 1
Minimum four GCSEs grade 2 and above.