Business : BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate (= 1 A-Level) at Regent College
There are two routes that can be chosen when studying Business at Level 3 in Regent College:
Year 1 – Certificate; 2 units in one year (equivalent to 0.5 A Levels)
Year 2 – Extended Certificate; 2 Units studied (equivalent to 1 A Level)
Year 1 – Extended Certificate; 4 Units studied (equivalent to 1 A Level)
Year 2 – Diploma; 4 units studied (equivalent to 2 A Levels)
This course really focuses on the vocational aspects of business so you will find a lot of teaching is based on case studies, application to a variety of different businesses, visiting speakers, role plays, and visits to industry.
Other BTEC Certificate courses may be taken alongside the Certificate route.
Where the Extended Certificate is selected, either an A Level or Certificate may be studied alongside.
Resources and facilities
Textbooks, teacher resources and laptops.
The qualification is suited to learners who want to experience vocational education in Business.
The core units are:
• Exploring Business
• Developing a marketing campaign
• Personal and Business Finance
• Managing an event
A minimum of five GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade A* - C or 4 – 9, including English Language, and Maths (grade D or 3)
Students will be assessed by a mixture of
Assignment - set and marked internally
Task - set and marked by Pearson (exam board)
Written exam - set and marked by Pearson (exam board)
Free to all home students
BTECs earn you UCAS points and are therefore valued by universities allowing you to take on HND/ HNC, foundation degree courses or honours degrees. Students can go in to a wide range of employment, including retail, finance, HR and marketing.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.