Course Info

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

Learners must have;

● 4 GCSE’s grade 4-9, including Maths or English at grade 4
● A genuine interest in the subject
● Good communication skills


2 Years

Course Content

A one year course that sets the seen for an amazing journey into the world of business. Amongst the topics you will cover are customer relations in business, financial forecasting, starting a business, promoting and branding in business, enterprise in the workplace.

English and Maths will reinforce your learning where required and drive the necessary attributes you will need to complete the course.

The course will involve hands on projects inside and out of college, and visits to established businesses that will truly inspire you.

Your Unique Experience

●  Plan, organise and manage a real life event
●  Put theory into practice by participating in exciting enterprise challenges
●  Gain extraordinary work experience opportunities at prestigious venues. e.g. Chester races % 5* London Hotels
●  Former students have progressed onto marketing degrees at Huddersfield, Law at Manchester Metropolitan University and management positions with large multinational companies
●  Inspirational visits to prestigious companies that are at the forefront of business opportunity
●  Master classes by business professionals within large groups e.g. Yorkshire bank, Hilton Hotel group, Crown paints & Rustlers

More than just a Course

Business and management impacts and shapes local and national economies at pace. Every business needs to adopt professional standards of organisation, maintenance of financial records and develop profitable marketing opportunities. At Tameside College you will develop the skills and knowledge required to enable you to stand out in a competitive market place. You will learn from hands on, project driven activities that will test your entrepreneurial and organisational skills. Whether you are planning to own your own business, plan and manage events, work in the work of marketing, retail or finance, this will be the course for you.

Course Format

Full Time


Upon successful completion of the course you could continue onto the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business & Event Management.

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.