Welcome to Business

Course Details 

Why choose this course?

The BTEC Extended Certificate is a vocational course for learners who are interested in learning about all aspects of business. It is designed to be taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTECs or A Levels. The full certificate is equivalent to one A Level. BTEC Business is a nationally recognised, rigorous qualification which would appeal to anyone who has an interest in current affairs and the world of work.

Course Content/Main Topics

For this qualification, you will study four units covering a range of topics including business environments, finance and marketing. There are 3 mandatory units and 1 optional unit.
Mandatory Units: Exploring Business, Developing a Marketing Campaign and Personal and Business finance. The optional units covers topics such as human resources, accounting and law.

Careers and Higher Education

The qualification would be suited to anyone wishing to go onto Higher Education courses in Business, Accountancy or Marketing or anyone who is perhaps considering setting up a business themselves in the future.

Qualification

BTEC Level 3

Assessment

There are 3 mandatory units, 1 is an internally assessed portfolio, 1 is an externally assessed task and 1 is a written examination. The optional unit is an internally assessed portfolio.

Entry Requirements

Grade 5 or above in English Language Grade 5 or above in Mathematics
Students do not have to have studied a level 2 business qualification

Contact Information

Mrs K Carpenter - Teacher of Business Studies
kcarpenter@leasowes.dudley.sch.uk

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