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Extended Diploma in Business Level 3

At a glance

  • Full Time

  • 2 Years

  • Aberystwyth Campus

A career in business can be both exciting and rewarding, as it offers diverse opportunities for growth. Business careers span across various industries and sectors, and can involve roles in management, marketing, finance, operations, entrepreneurship, and more.

The Extended Diploma in Business course offers a blend of academic knowledge, hands-on research, and real-life business examples. It's not only about studying business tools and concepts; you'll also gain vital expertise and essential skills that employers value.

Throughout the course, you'll have opportunities to enhance your employability and acquire transferable skills.  With a focus on teamwork, leadership, resilience, and project management, you will be well-prepared for the job market. The possibilities are endless, with a wide range of job roles available in both the public and private sectors once you complete the course.

The course is designed to develop and nurture your entrepreneurial spirit. Imagine developing a business idea in a Dragon's Den style setting, exploring and honing your entrepreneurial mindset and skills. It's an incredible opportunity to unleash your creativity and passion.

At Coleg Ceredigion, we take learning to the next level by collaborating closely with local businesses. We bring realistic scenarios into the classroom, making your learning and assessments engaging and inspiring. You'll gain insights into the local and international business environment, preparing you for success in the real world. Don't miss out on this chance to kickstart your career.

Programme Features

Program Highlights:

  • Engage in learner-led activities and receive guidance from tutors while connecting with local businesses.
  • Prepare for teamwork challenges, leadership tasks, and event management.

Real-World Insights:

  • Guest speakers and entrepreneurs share experiences and real-world business challenges.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Wales and its global presence, giving you ample chances to explore Welsh language, culture, and business opportunities.
Exciting Overseas Trips and Experiential Learning:
  • Embark on an overseas trip to broaden your horizons and gain invaluable experiences.
  • Immerse yourself in different cultures and vibrant business environments.
  • Engage with international businesses, visit renowned companies, and network with professionals worldwide.
  • Enhance employability with cross-cultural communication skills and adaptability.
Progression and Employment
  • Build a solid foundation in business management knowledge, skills, and understanding.
  • Explore paths such as business management or specialised degrees in event management, human resource management, or marketing.
  • Employment opportunities in management, financial services, marketing, retail, or public services.
  • Encouragement to turn bright ideas into successful businesses.
Programme Content

Main Qualifications

Agored Cymru Level 4 Diploma for Therapy Assistant Practitioners.

Essential Skills Wales: Digital Literacy, Numeracy* and Communication*

*Apprentices with GCSE grade A*- C, or equivalent, are exempt from taking these Essential Skills.

Method of assessment
  • Range of assessment types tailored to each subject.
  • External assessments under controlled conditions and internal assessments verified against external standards.
Entry Requirements
  • 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English Language or Welsh (1st Language) and Maths.
  • Successful completion of a Level 2 qualification in relevant vocational subjects at Merit or above accepted.

Inspiring Learners

Get in Touch

Park Place
SA43 1AB
01239 612032

Get in Touch

Llanbadarn Fawr
SY23 3BP
01239 612032

Coleg Ceredigion is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08725643 and is a registered charity No. 1154557.
The registered office is at Park Place, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1AB