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BTEC Business Studies

BTEC Extended Certificate in Business

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE’s A* - C Grade

Course Content

A two year course which includes the completion of 4 units :

Mandatory Units

  • Unit One - Exploring Business ?
  • Unit Two – Developing a Marketing Campaign ?
  • Unit Three - Personal and Business Finance ?

Optional Unit

One of the following:?

  • Recruitment and Selection Process ?
  • Investigating Customer Service
  • Market Research ?
  • The English Legal System ?
  • Work Experience in Business

Assessment

Unit One – Set and assessed internally by means of student produced, Portfolio of work.

Unit Two - Assessed by means of student produced portfolio task that is externally set and assessed by Pearson

Unit Three - Assessed by a written exam that is externally set and assessed by Pearson

Optional Unit - Set and assessed internally by means of student produced, Portfolio of work.

All units are weighted equally

Career Pathways

The course is designed to provide clear progression pathways into further study at university level or employment on a range of courses and careers.

Students can be confident this course is fitting for their progression plans, as it will provide them with the knowledge need ed to succeed.

Extra-Curricular

Students will partake in a number of extra-curricular enrichment activities which are designed to complement and put into context the information covered on the course.

This will be achieved by means of a mixture of pre-arranged visits from local Business people, an d also through excursions to local areas of commercial interest.