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BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Business (RQF)

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
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Vocational & College Courses
1 year
Full time
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Course description

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Business (RQF)

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*- C including English and maths, or a BTEC Level 2 qualification at merit or above with GCSE English and maths at grade C (grade 5/4) or above.

Who is the course for

This course is designed for those wishing to gain an insight into the world of business with a broad understanding of areas such as marketing, finance, the business environment and business communication. Get involved in business challenges and take advantage of guest speakers and enrichment activities to enhance your learning.

Course Content

Year 1 course RQF Year 1. Students will study the following core units:

  • Unit 1 Exploring Business

  • Unit 2 Developing a Marketing Campaign – external exam

  • Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance – external exam

  • Unit 4 Managing an Event

  • Unit 22 Market Research

  • Unit 8 Recruitment and selection

Year 2 Course RQF Year 2. Students will study the following core units:

  • Unit 5 International business

  • Unit 6 Principles of management

  • Unit 7 Business decision making

  • Unit 19 Pitching for a new business - to help with unit 7

  • Unit 14 Customer Service

  • Unit 23 English Legal system

How is the course assessed

This course is assessed using a variety of methods:

  • Externally set assessments held under controlled conditions
  • Externally set assignments
  • Internally set assignments

Where next - Further Studies

Progress from RQF foundation in Business to second year. After completing the second year learners progress onto the BTEC Level 4 HNC/Level 5 HND Diploma in Business at Uxbridge College or University or employment.

Where next - Job Opportunities

A variety of roles, such as marketing, accounting, human resources and administration.


Concession fees might be avaliable for this course. Please check the college's website for more information.

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HCUC - Harrow College & Uxbridge College

It’s no surprise that students travel from all over London to study at Harrow College and Uxbridge College. With specialist career advisers on hand to offer advice and guidance, the colleges deliver successful results in further education and career progression....

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HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

Park Road
UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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