Business Studies BTEC Certificate

What will I learn?

Core Units in Year One

Unit 1 The Business Environment 

The aim of this unit is to give learners fundamental knowledge of a range of business organisations, and the many factors that shape the nature of organisations operating in an increasingly complex business world.

Unit 2 Business Resources

The aim of this unit is the develop learner knowledge of the range of human, physical, technological and financial resources required in an organisation, and how the management of these resources can impact on business performance.

Unit 3 Introduction to Marketing

The aim and purpose of this unit is to give learners an understanding of how marketing, research and planning and the marketing mix are used by all organisations.

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?

All units will be assessed by the completion of appropriate coursework. Students will need to work to deadlines set 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