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Business Cambridge Technical Extended Level 3 Certifcate at St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy

Course description

This qualifcation will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress into Higher Education (HE) on a business-related programme such as:

- Business
- Business Management
- Marketing
- Business and Finance
- Business and Economics
- Accounting
- Certifcate or Diploma in Human Resource Management

It will also allow learners to choose non-business related degree programmes.

Course content

Learners will take fve units made up of three mandatory units and two optional units: The 3 mandatory units are:

The business environment – externally assessed. This unit will give learners an understanding of the wider external contexts in which businesses operate and of internal business functions and their interdependencies. The unit will allow learners to appreciate how legal, fnancial, ethical and resource constraints can afect business behaviour and the infuence that diferent stakeholders can have and how businesses must respond.

Working in business - externally assessed. This unit will give learners an understanding of the type of critical skills needed when working in business, such as organisation, prioritisation and efective communication. The unit will allow learners to learn how to use diferent business documents and learn about organisational protocols that most businesses would expect employees to follow.

Customers and communication – internally assessed. This unit will allow

learners to appreciate how vital customers are to the success of a business. It will give learners an understanding of how important it is for businesses to know their customers and what infuences customer behaviour. In this unit, learners will understand how to communicate with customers.

The optional units cover a wide range of topics including; marketing, accounting, HR and business planning. Learners develop transferable skills such as communication, planning, teamwork, research and analysis.

Entry requirements

5 A*- C GCSE grades including English and Maths.

Future opportunities

You could go on to gain a role in an organisation, start your own business or become a specialist in a particular area such as: Marketing and Advertising, Finance and Accounting, Retail and Sales, Personnel Development or Administration.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 March 2017
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