Level 3 BTEC diploma (double 90-credits) in business and IT


Two years (equivalent to three A-levels)

Through a range of investigations into real life organisations you will explore the fascinating world of business and the use of IT in the sector. You will develop skills to help prepare you for training, Higher Education or employment in the field of business and IT. If you are interested in business and IT and would like a practical approach to learning, this course will really suit you.

Required qualifications

Four or more A*-C grades at GCSE including a grade C in mathematics or English language. Students currently studying an intermediate vocational course need a full level 2 extended certificate with merit in a related subject and a grade C in either English language or mathematics. In some circumstances improved performance in functional skills may be accepted where a GCSE has not been achieved.

What will I study?

The course will focus on:

  • web animation
  • investigating business
  • digital graphics
  • information systems
  • the digital economy

On the course you will:

  • carry out investigations into a number of local businesses
  • investigate how businesses work
  • learn how to use a number of computer software packages
  • develop digital graphics and websites.

Method of assessment

Assessment is through completion of internally assessed coursework.

What will I be able to progress to?

You can progress to a higher education course or employment in either the field of business or IT such as general business management or business and information systems.