Business (Extended Certificate)
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate
Standard BTEC entry requirement. APS 4.1, Grade 4 in English and Grade 4 in Maths
Students will take 4 units in total, including 3 compulsory units:
- Exploring business
- Developing a marketing campaign
- Personal & Business Finance (exam)
They will also take 1 optional unit, choosing from:
- Recruitment and Selection
- Investigating Customer service
- Creative Product Promotion
- Pitching for a New Business
- Training and Development
- Market research
Assessment within this course has a variety of modes. Two units will be internally assessed through coursework. The other units being studied require two external examinations.
Developing a Marketing Campaign - case study based (in two parts) out of 70 marks, and 5 hours in length.
Personal and Business Finance (2 examinations) - Written examination, 2 hours, 100 marks and Written examination, 2 hours, 80 marks.
QE6 Extras / Co-Curriculum Opportunities
Business experience - Working in industry
Many Business students progress to careers in finance, sales, human resource management and marketing. It is also excellent for a range of management roles in the private or public sectors.