The BTEC Level 3 in Business is a practical learning experience in a subject that is valued by employers and universities. North Shropshire College is the home of the award winning NEST (Nurturing Enterprising Spirit & Talent) a student led and run promotional company.
According to The Complete University Guide, employees with Business Studies degrees are in the top third of the graduate pay table. Your work is continually assessed through written and practical activities with a little over 40% assessed externally, giving validity and credibility to your efforts.
The Level 3 course involves real-life work including running events and taking part in local business Expos, fairs and markets. BTEC Level 3 allows you to progress to Higher Education either directly to the university of your choice or on to a two-year Higher National Diploma at the College.
North Shropshire College are winners of two BCA 2016 Awards: Best Educational Business for Young People Award and Supportive Business for Children and Young People Award. They have also gained two High Impact Awards from Global Entrepreneur Week and are finalists for The Shropshire Business Awards.
BTEC First qualifications are designed for use in colleges as an introductory level course for learners wanting to study in the context of a vocational sector. Assessment in continuous through assignments, presentation and practical work at the many opportunities offered as part of the curriculum.