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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

London’s #1 College for Skills

Introduction to the course

A Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Business could be your gateway to securing employment in a very wide range of business-related positions and is a qualification that is accepted by many universities to enrol on a degree-level course.

This 90 credit course is taught at our centre in Enfield, in North East London.

You will be studying a range of topics including the following:

  • Business organisations

  • Managing a business event

  • Managing business resources

  • Human resource management

  • Accounting and finance

  • Market research

  • Business planning

Studying your Level 3 Business course at CONEL will mean you will also have the chance to join our Business Management Academy, recently rated as 'Outstanding' in its recent Career Academies UK assessment.

By joining our Academy you will gain access to places on paid summer internships or work experience placements at leading companies, business workshops and additional mentoring from top industry professionals. Combining this and our BTEC course, you will have a solid foundation from which to embark on a successful business career.

What do I need?

This course will suit those students who are looking to have a career in business and/or want to follow a business related degree at university.

You will need 4 GCSEs at Grades A* - C or a full Level 2 qualification at Merit grade.

You will need to have a good attendance record, attend an interview and take a short online assessment.

How is the course taught?

You will be taught through a series of workshops, guest speakers and visits. You will work in groups, pairs and independently, contributing to seminars and presentations to demonstrate what you have learnt.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed continuously through assignments.

What does it lead to?

You could progress to a university degree in accounts, business, marketing or human resource management.

Employer's Benefit

This course will give you an extensive knowledge of how businesses operate.  Your language and key skills qualifications will help you succeed in any business industry.  

Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date
Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: DD3MBUS1 / 18DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
If you are over 18, fees may apply. Click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply
Apply here

What are the levels?



Ece Guzel

I’m currently studying Business BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 and I’m really enjoying it. The College is an excellent place to study. I find the course fascinating and I’m on track to achieve a triple Distinction. I love my tutor and I’ve always had support from my lecturers and other College staff.

Ece Guzel Business Extended Diploma, Level 3

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Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

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Level 1

This level will give you a good basic knowledge and understanding of the subject area. This level will develop your functional skills and give you some work experience.

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Level 2

This level will give you a deeper understanding of the subject area. This is a good level of education for employment and will improve your problem solving skills and increase your resourcefulness. This level is often the minimum requirement for employers.

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Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

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Level 4 and Above

This level involves extensive studying and can help to make you a specialist in your field of learning or work.

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