Business CTEC Double Award at Ponteland Community High School
WHO IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
prefer a practical, work - related course
prefer to learn by completing business projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities
enjoy focussing on particular subject areas and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge
are interested in Business
are well organised
prefer coursework and are able to stick to deadlines
are independent learners
Over the two years students will complete a total of 11 units (core and specialist):
The core units are:
Unit 1 - The Business Environment
Unit 2 – Working in Business
Unit 3 – Business Decisions
Unit 4 – Customers and Communication
Specialist units will be chosen from an exciting range spanning marketing, human resources, project/event management, finance, enterprise and interna tional business. Qualification is part of the 2016 reformed Technical Level post 16 qualifications and will lead to one of the following technical pathways being achieved: accounting, marketing, human resources and business planning.
5 GCSE grades A* - C
Coursework (67%) Eight of the eleven units are internally assessed and graded by teachers then verified by the exam board. Grades awarded are Distinction , Merit or Pass. Exam (33%) Units 1, 2 and 3 are examined.
Edexcel BTEC offer an equivalent course to this which we may offer instead of the CTEC. We are currently comparing CTEC and BTEC options. Should we decide to offer BTEC we will write to you to inform you of this decision. Any differences between the courses will be minimal.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ponteland Community High School directly.