Level 3 Extended Certificate in Marketing

Course Code: Q100047

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    Sixth Form Campus

  • Start Date:

    Sept 23

  • Duration:

    Two years

  • Attendance:


  • 16-18 school leaver fee:


- Certificate equivalent to one AS
- Extended Certificate equivalent to one A Level

For you if you wish to pursue a successful career in marketing, this course provides an understanding of the industry and the types of behaviour, values, skills and techniques required to participate in it.

Units include:

  • principles of marketing
  • customer communications
  • careers in marketing.

The marketing industry is dynamic and evolving at a pace and there are many different marketing opportunities for employment. This qualification is fully mapped to the CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) L3 Foundation Certificate in Professional Marketing. This means that it will be recognised by employers and will support entry into this industry, as a marketing executive.

You can also take part in work experience or volunteering.


Did you know?

This course can be combined with additional A Levels or a Sixth Form vocational course.

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including a grade 5 or above in GCSE English and maths.

Assessments will comprise 60% personal investigation and 40% externally set practical exam. Your coursework is internally assessed and externally moderated.

You will have a 9.55am start, one lesson in the morning, one in the afternoon and a guaranteed 4pm finish. You will also have at least one morning and one afternoon per week free for private study.

You could progress to a broad range of higher education programmes, including Higher National Diploma and bachelor’s degrees. Alternatively, progress to the workplace via an apprenticeship in marketing or employment.

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