Business BTEC Certificate

What will I learn?

Core Units in Year One

Unit 1 Exploring Business

Designed to enable learners to understand the variety and different types of business.

Unit 2 Business Resources

Designed to develop learner knowledge of the range of human, physical, technological and financial resources required in an organisation.

Unit 3 Developing a Marketing Campaign

This unit introduces the main principles of marketing. It looks at the various techniques that businesses use to sell their goods and services.

Entry Requirements

Maths and English at Grade 4 or above and a GCSE points average of 3.2 or above.




How long will it take to qualify?

One year

How will I be assessed?

Unit 1 will be assessed by the completion of appropriate coursework, and Unit 2 is externally assessed. Students will need to work to set deadlines in order to be successful.

Additional Learning Opportunities

You can take part in activities including Young Enterprise.

Who is this course aimed at?

The BTEC Certificate in Business will be attractive to students who:

  • have an interest in a business related career
  • want to find out more about how modern businesses work
  • want to take a course where they are assessed entirely by coursework

What next?

You can move directly into employment or move into Higher Education to pursue a career in business areas including finance, management and marketing.




  • BTEC Level 3


  • Business

Course Length

  • 1 Year


  • 16+

Get in touch

John Leggott College
West Common Lane
North Lincolnshire, DN17 1DS

Tel: +44(0)1724 282998,


  • Northern Lincolnshire Education Consortium


  • Sixth Form Colleges Association
  • Ofsted Good Provider