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BTEC Business

Exam Board: Edexcel

Level of study: Level 3

Length of course: 2 years

Entry requirements:  General entry vocational requirements plus grade C in Business if studied at GCSE  Level

What will you study?

8 units of which 6 are mandatory and 3 are external. 

Mandatory Units

1. Exploring Business

2. Developing a Marketing Campaign

3.  Personal and Business Finance

4.  Managing an Event

5.  International Business

6.  Principles of Management

Optional Units

7. Recruitment and Selection Process

8.  Investigating Customer Service

How will you be taught? The BTEC Nationals in Business use a combination of assessment styles to give students  confidence they can apply their knowledge to succeed in the workplace – and have the study skills to continue learning on higher education courses and throughout their career.

The course provides students with a range of vocational assessments – both practical and written – which mean  students can showcase their learning and achievements to best effect when they take their next step, whether that’s supporting applications to higher education courses or potential employers.

Where can Business lead you? BTEC Business supports progression to higher education courses in business areas  before entering employment. This qualification can also be used to progress to Higher Apprenticeships.