Course Overview

This course provides an exciting opportunity for students who are looking to progress on to Level 3 BTEC courses at Cadbury College. Business is one of the most popular subjects offered at Cadbury College and offers students the opportunity to explore the world of business using hands-on practical experience based on real life scenarios, promoting a wide range of learning styles. Students will be given guidance and support if they wish to undertake any optional work experience in relevant areas.

Entry Requirements

There is no requirement for any specific prior learning but we do require that you achieve at least a Grade 3 in GCSE English and maths. 


Studying business can enhance the employability of students.  As the course is delivered in a very practical way and we choose units of study that will help to deliver transferable skills.

Course Outline

Components of Course
10 different units studied over the year, covering a range of topics like finance, marketing, communication, training and employment and business online. 

100% Coursework

Range of assessment methods, PowerPoints, role play, reports.

No exams

Exam Board

Student Portrait

"The reason why I enjoy this subject is because it has one of the best teachers, great classmates, an amazing working environment and it gives me a valuable insight into the ever-changing world of business"


Frequently Asked Questions

How does the college allocate places to students?

All applicants will be invited to attend an admissions interview. An offer of a place to study at Cadbury College is made subject to you meeting the College's standard entry grade requirements. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places on offer a reserve list will be opened.

What are the costs to study at Cadbury College?

There are no tuition fees for 16-18 year olds. Students are asked to pay a £25 book deposit when they enrol at the college, however this is returned at the end of the two years of study when all books and resources have been returned to the college. Some subjects will offer field trips which may impose some additional costs, however these costs will be kept to a minimum and these field trips are not compulsory.

When does enrolment take place?

Enrolment takes place after GCSE Results are announced. It is usually at the end of August into the beginning of September, with all students being on timetable by the end of the first week of September. Further details about enrolment and a date/time for your individual appointment will be sent to you in a letter over the summer holiday. The enrolment appointment will take between 1 and 2 hours.

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