BTEC EXTENDED CERTIFICATE (1 A-Level Equivalent)
Subject Intent: Why Business?
Key contemporary developments in the labour market such as digital technology, big data and the impact of globalisation are considered within the business curriculum. Opportunities to interact with industry are firmly embedded in the curriculum and students have regular opportunities to apply key employability skills in both the classroom and in the wider work-related opportunities that being a business student offers.
Why should I study this subject?
These Vocational Courses focus on the education and training of students who are interested in a career in business. In addition, they provide the opportunity to learn and develop skills for employment. They can also lead to further study in Business related fields at university.
What will I study?
The course contains both exams and coursework, involves both theory and practical application, and covers a wide range of business related topics including the following: Mandatory examples:
• Exploring business
• Developing a marketing campaign
• Personal and business finance
• Managing an event
• Recruitment and selection process
• Team building
• Investigating customer service
The teachers are really helpful, they provide you with lots of resources to help with assignments and research. There can be a lot of work but this isn’t an issue if you find the subject really interesting like I do.
Alicia Dore – Trinity Academy
What are the entry requirements?
Please refer to our Course Specific Entry Requirements table here