Business (Applied) Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate

The learner will undertake a programme of assessments designed to assess not only their knowledge and understanding of business, but also the way in which this knowledge and understanding can shape their practical skills in beginning to think and realise their own plans about business.

Taking this course will provide the learner with the ability to:-

  • Develop a critical understanding of organisations and the market they serve.
  • Acquire a range of skills including decision making and problem solving.
  • Be aware of current structures of business and business practice in different sectors and environments.
  • Acquire a good grounding in business for higher education and employment.

A student taking the L3 Applied Business Certificate should be hard working and conscientious and really enjoy producing coursework as well as being strong in exams.

  • Course Outline
    • The 1st Year Level 3 Certificate In Applied Business
      Each unit is 33.3% – (66.6% externally assessed)

      The 2nd Year Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Business
      Each Unit is 16.6% (50% of the work being externally assessed)

  • Career opportunities anf further study
    • This course will lead you onto an Apprenticeship or University Degree.
      (It is graded P,M,D,D* and is awarded relevant entry points)

  • Trips and events
    • The department takes part in a variety of subject and unit related trips. There is a trip to Cadbury World as well as numerous visits to local businesses.

      In lower sixth we make a compulsory visit to Chester Zoo and base a whole assignment on it.

  • Useful Links

Entry Requirements 2019

You can download provisional entry requirements for 2019 courses below. Please note that your enrolment on to a particular course must be approved by the Head of that department.

What our students say

I think the course is well taught and clearly organised