Course Full Title: Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma/Extended Certificate in Business
Exam Board: OCR
Specification code: 05837 (Diploma)/05835 (Extended)
Why Study Level 3 Business Cambridge Technical
The business world places a high value on the ability to research, analyse and evaluate information in order to make considered decisions and you will have the opportunity to gain these vital skills. Alongside this you will develop practical employability skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders, and to manage your time effectively.
What will I study over the two years?
Extended Certificate in Business
- equivalent to one A Level
- 10 hours across a 2 week timetable
Diploma in Business – Marketing Pathway
- Equivalent to two A Levels
- 10 hours across a 2 week timetable (in addition to 10 hours for the certificate)
|Unit||How it is assessed||Students|
|The business environment||External examination||All students|
|Working in business||External examination||All students|
|Business decisions||External examination||Diploma students|
|Customers and Communication||Internal Coursework||All students|
|Marketing and Market Research||Internal Coursework||All students|
|Marketing Strategy||Internal Coursework||Diploma students|
|Marketing Campaign||Internal Coursework||Diploma students|
|Change Management||External examination||Diploma students|
|Principles of Project Management||Internal Coursework||All students|
|Delivering a business project||Internal Coursework||Diploma students|
What makes a good Cambridge Technical student?
A good Cambridge Technical student should have a passion for business and also for developing real business skills from planning ideas to understanding how the finances work. You need to be able to work independently and as part of a team. Most importantly a good Cambridge Technical student should have a real desire and passion to extend their business knowledge both inside and outside of the classroom.
Where could Business take me?
Business is one of the most diverse subjects that you could study. Countless students that study Cambridge Technical go onto apprenticeships or university, you may even start your own Business. Studying Cambridge Technical can lead to you down various career paths such as creating marketing campaigns for Coca-Cola to working in accounts at Google, the possibilities are endless.
What are the entrance requirements?
- 5 or more grades 4-9; including equivalents across at least 4 subjects
- Maths and English Language Grade 4 or above
- Average GCSE GRADE of at least 3.5 (average of ALL GCSE full courses taken)