BTEC A Level Equivalent
Our BTEC Extended Certificate in Business is equivalent to one A level and consists of 4 units.
Our popular business course provides students with the opportunity to study key aspects of business organisations and the environment in which they operate. The course aims to develop creative and analytical thinking through activities such as investigating businesses and markets, proposing developments to products and analysing financial statements and forecasts. As a BTEC Business student you will apply your learning to everyday current situations, developing your research techniques and IT skills. Due to the great flexibility in the subject, students go on to a wide range of pathways following completion of the course, including progressing to university.
The 3 core units are Exploring Business, Developing Marketing, and Personal and Business Finance. Our optional unit is one selected from Recruitment and Selection, Investigating Customer Service, Market Research, Work Experience in Business or the The English Legal System.
In year one, you will be assessed by completing one coursework unit and one controlled assessment unit. In year two, the assessments are one examination unit and one further coursework unit.
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