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Business Level 3

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Business Level 3
Code P1031/1
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The course is delivered in the business department at the Grimsby Institute in a very practical way ensuring students are prepared for working in a business environment and will take part in projects to complete the qualification.


Expertise and knowledge in business disciplines and activities will open up the world to you. Business knowledge acts as the foundation of most industries and is integral to career choices from administration, management, right through to the likes of your favourite vloggers all of whom need business knowledge to do what they do.

During this course you will look at key aspects of the business world including finance, business planning, brand promotion, marketing and project management. As you progress through this course you will become involved some excellent practical activities to help build your skills and give you a taste of the real business world. Students get to take part in PitchFest – a dragons den styled competition where groups pitch to panels with half an hour to sell their independent business concept. This pitch will help you to practice financial planning and designing and creating marketing materials and websites to boost your business. You will also complete a events module where you will bid for a set brief which are allocated to groups and you must pitch to the brief which could include charity events or acoustics evenings to name a few. These are all focused on building great practical experience and employability skills such as teamwork, communication, self-management and more.

In your second year you will also get involved in building real businesses and taking part in Young Enterprise, previous trips have included: Liverpool, Barcelona and various universities. You will learn about working in an office, the importance of team work, communication and organisation. Units of the qualification include Marketing, Financial accounting, Communication, Employment Law, Human Resources, Team and organising a Business Event.

How will it be delivered?

When you do a vocational qualification you will learn in a workshop, salon or studio as appropriate for your subject and you will usually be assessed through practical assessments, projects, assignments and oral and written questions. There may be exams in some subjects and your tutor will prepare you for these.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual’s previous experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process. The following is a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade 4 (previously C) or above including Math's and English language. 

Your next steps...

Successful students may progress onto the next level in their chosen subject, into employment or an apprenticeship, or, after a level 3 qualification, to Higher Education at the University Centre Grimsby or other other University.

Employment opportunities can include: Accountant, Management Consultant, Social Media Manager, Financial Analyst, Administration, Human Resources, Events Management to name a few. 



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