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Business Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate (Level 3) at Bemrose School

Course description

If youchoose to do this course you will be working in a business environment, researching and investigating businesses in the region to gather evidence for your coursework portfolios. These portfolios can be used in the future to show employers and universities the quality of work you have produced. Although there are exams and these are very important, the stress is on the practical work.

As you progress through the course you will develop skills that are valued by employers and will help you if you choose to continue studying when you leave. You will need to be self-motivated and this course will improve your ability to work independently. You will also enhance your time management skills and by working with others to carry out research and present your findings, you will learn about working as part of a team.

This course suits those who would like to learn in a differentway, with an emphasis on practical work and on independent research.

Course content

Year 12

Unit 1 - The Business Environment

Unit 2 - Working in Business

Unit 4 - Customers & Communication


Year 13

Unit 16 - Principles of Project Mangement

Unit 21 - Being Entrepreneurial - evaluating viable opportunities

Entry requirements

Time management and forward planning are essential skills that will be required to be successful at this course.


The course is equivalent to one full A-level and is assessed over two years

Two units are assessed through external exams and the other three units are assessed through coursework portfolios.

Future opportunities

This qualification 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 and Accounting. It will also allow learners to choose non-business related degree programmes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bemrose School directly.

Last updated date: 30 November 2016

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