Business and Project Management - Fast Track to Degree

Course Code: TM1FE025

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
04/11/2021Bispham Campus25 WeeksApply

Course Overview

Start your journey towards a career in Management with the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Business.

This course has been co-created with employers to develop skills in business resources, marketing, business communication and the business environment. The optional units have been tailored to local labour demand.

You will also benefit from expert tutors with a wealth of industry experience. Once you successfully complete the course, you can immediately enrol on one of our related degree-level programmes starting in September. This effectively means you will graduate with a UK top 10 Lancaster University degree. Alternatively you can progress into related employment.

To support your studies you may be eligible for adult student financial support which could include help with childcare. Please call us for more information. 

Entry Requirements

This course is for adults aged 19 with at least five GCSEs at grades 9-4 (previously grades A*-C), including English or Maths, or equivalent qualifications.

We also welcome applications from those with relevant work/voluntary experience in place of the above qualifications.

Qualification Obtained

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Business

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

At Blackpool and The Fylde College we recognise that all students learn differently and for some it may be a return to the classroom following a break from formal learning.  Our tutors work with you to ensure that their teaching methods support the way that you like to learn.

One key teaching and learning method is that of demonstrations.  Your tutors ensure that demonstrations are used whenever possible so you can see the practical skill being used so you can then practise the skill.

You will work collaboratively with your peers in group work, presentations and within practical sessions.

There will be dedicated individual/self-study time on your programme which needs to be supported by your own study out of the College learning environments.

E-learning is also a key element of all our courses and will involve you using our Moodle virtual learning environment for independent study and learning.

Within the curriculum we also use a range of on-line apps to support, enhance and motivate learning.  Your tutors will be support you with new technologies used in the classroom.

This course is delivered over two days per week with 13.5hrs classroom study and 2.5hrs independent study, total 16 hours per week.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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