Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business


Entry Requirements

You must have already achieved your Level 3 Pearson BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Business in order to directly enter into this programme.

What's Involved

Building on your previous qualification you will now study further modules, including:

International Business

Principles of Management (exam)

Business Decision Making (exam)

Training and Development

Work Experience in Business

Investigating Customer Service

Employment Law

This course is ideal if you are thinking about a career in business management/enterprise. It will give you the essential business skills to help you find a job and work better once you have gained employment. It does not matter which industry you are interested in working in as business underpins most jobs you may want to do in the future whether working in a multi-national, small business, charity or your own business.

Course Assessment Method

This course will be assessed through a mixture of exams and assignments.

Principles of Management and Business Decision Making are both assessed by exam, with the other modules being assignment based.

What's Next

The Extended Diploma will prepare you perfectly for University or specialise in marketing, accountancy, retail and management.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

What does it Cost?

This course is free if you are 16-18 years of age on August 31 of the calendar year in which you begin your studies. If you are 19+ years of age fees may apply. However help may be available. To see if you can receive any funding call our Student Services Team on 01325 503030.

Course fees are payable to Darlington College. Registration and membership fees may be payable. All course fees are per year.

Course Information
Qualification Type: BTEC National Extended Diploma in Business
Level: Level 3
Awarding Body: BTEC exam entries
Academic Year: 21/22
Start Date: September 2021

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