Vocational Level 3 Subjects


Our vocational qualifications are level 3 courses that are equivalent in standard and size to a single A-level. These courses are a combination of coursework and external examination.

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  • Business Studies

    Business Studies

    The course is the National Foundation Diploma, this is the equivalent of one and a half A Levels. The course uses a learner centred approach to study, with the main assessment style being project based. Practical and thinking skills are both developed throughout the course, fully preparing students for the world of work or higher education. The course comprises of 6 units of study, 4 of which are mandatory and 2 of which are externally assessed. These units cover a wide range of Business topics including Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and Management.

  • Computing BTEC

    Computing BTEC

    This qualification for computing covers the basics of the computing industry. Six modules are completed over 2 years, four mandatory and two optional. Mandatory modules include Principles of Computer Science, Fundamentals of Computer Systems, IT systems security and Business applications of Social Media; optional units can include programming and website design. 30% of work is externally assessed. This course is worth 1.5 A Levels

  • Sport BTEC

    Sport BTEC

    The BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sport offers learners the opportunity to develop a range of techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. This course is ideal for those learners who are looking to build a career in one of the sporting sectors or to progress to further education within the field of sport. The course is a mixture of exam, synoptic assessment and coursework and is fully recognised by employers and further education establishments

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