Business

Have you ever thought that you might own your own business one day? Like the idea of managing people in the future? Want to develop real life skills?
Studying BTEC Business, students will gain a genuine grasp of many areas of business. By completing the full BTEC course, each student will have completed 8 units of work. This means students will have a foundation into the world of business, marketing, finance and customer service

Length of course:
This course lasts for 2 years. Students will study 8 units across Year 12 & 13.

How will I be assessed?
Units 2, 3 & 6 are externally assessed. Unit 2 is taught in Year 12 while Units 3 & 6 are taught in Year 13.
Units 1, 4, 5, 8 & 27 are internally assessed. Units 1, 8, 27 are taught in Year 12. Units 4 & 5 are taught in Year 13.

What does the course lead to?
Students who have studied business courses at Level 3 can be expected to access many University course including, Marketing, Business Finance, Accountancy, Human Resources & Business Management. A business qualification is also desirable for companies who offer higher level apprenticeships.

What will I study?

You will study:
Unit 1: Exploring Business
Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign
Unit 3: Personal & Business Finance
Unit 4: Managing an Event
Unit 5: International Business
Unit 6: Principles of Management
Unit 27: Work Experience in Business