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Extended Business

This qualification comprise of the Level 3 BTEC Foundation Diploma in Business. It will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that will allow you to gain business sector experience that will prepare you for further study or training. The learning programme covers the following mandatory content areas:
• Business environments
• Finance
• Marketing
• International business
• Management.
Upon completion of the programme you can progress onto year 2 and top up to the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma, which meets entry requirements in its own right for those who wish to progress to higher education courses in business areas before entering employment. Progression is offered on to the Foundation Degree in Business at University Centre South Devon.

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What will I learn?

“I had heard a lot of good things about South Devon College and I didn’t want to travel far, also I wanted a change from the school environment to feel part of something bigger and better. I’ve learnt different aspects of business which I will need for the future.”Serena Gardner

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

Paignton Campus – The South West Energy Centre

This course is available at the South West Energy Centre.

Home to our Business Academy and plumbing and electrical provision, just a short walk from Vantage Point. You can also enjoy refreshments at the on-site Solar Café.

White Rock,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7BL

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