BTEC Business extended certificate

Contact for further information: Tom Fisher

Why study Business BTEC in the Sixth Form?

BTEC Nationals at Level 3 provide a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and skills that are needed to prepare target driven and focused individuals for future studies or employment.  This course is spread over 2 years and on successful completion you will be able to review and progress onto further education or enter employment in a multitude of Business related areas.   The course is assessed via 4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external.  Mandatory content (83%).  External assessment (58%).

This course is the equivalent of an A level qualification.

You will study a range of topics:

In Business they include The Business Environment, Business Resources, Introduction to Marketing, and Business Communication plus Business Accounting, Creative Product Promotion, Market Research in Business, Internet Marketing in Business, Recruitment and Selection in Business, Human Resource Management in Business, Understanding Health and Safety in the Business Workplace and Starting a Small Business.

Where can Business take me in the future?

By successfully completing this BTEC you will be able to progress onto further education or pursue a career in the many fields of Business.  These include Business management, retail, ecommerce and many more.

What do the students say?

“Business Studies BTEC is a practical way to learn about how businesses work and skills to help you  prepare for working.

Where can I find more information?

At BCHS we follow the BTEC Nationals Business 2016.  Subject Specification