GCSE Grade 4 in English and Maths with an average points score of 3.2 or above.
This course is assessed by coursework and exams.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Our Level 3 BTEC Business course will equip you with the in-depth knowledge, skills and confidence to successfully progress to further study or employment within the Business sector. If you prefer to gain an understanding of the scope of Business, the Business environment, alongside Business management with a more practical application of this knowledge to real world business contexts, this course is ideal for you. You will be taught key Business knowledge before discovering how this works within the industries and businesses you are interested in. With a great importance placed on engaging with entrepreneurs, business people and employers this course offers a unique insight into the practical world of Business. The department also runs a successful extended opportunity, in the form of The Share Game. Where you can make speculative investments into FTSE 100 companies, competing to make the best possible financial reward from your investment.
COURSE AREA LEAD
WHO IS THIS AIMED AT?
This course is aimed at students who:
Would like to progress onto Business-related courses at university.
Would like to jump straight into employment after college.
Would like to set-up their own Business and become self-employed.
Prefer a practical, hands-on form of learning.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
You’ll have a range of coursework assessments to undertake alongside a small number of set tests to complete throughout the duration of your BTEC Business course. The size of the BTEC course you decide to study will prescribe the units of study you’ll undertake:
BTEC Extended Certificate (1 A Level)
Developing A Marketing Campaign
Personal & Business Finance
Recruitment and Selection Process
BTEC Diploma (2 A Levels) All units above plus:
Managing An Event
Training and Development
International Business Principles Of Management
BTEC Extended Diploma (3 A Levels) All units above plus:
Investigating Customer Service
Business Decision Making
Team Building in Business
Pitching for a New Business
WHAT SKILLS WILL YOU DEVELOP?
Revision & Research
Numeracy (Yr2 - U3) & Literacy (English)
Self-responsibility & motivation
Application & Contextualisation