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BTEC Extended Certificate in Business Level 3 at The Community College Whitstable

Course description

This qualification gives a broad overview of the business sector,and can form part of a programme of study including other courses eg BTEC Nationals or A levels.

Skills gained include decision making,persuasion,analysis,evaluation,team building,commercial awareness,business design and structure.





Course content

How a Business is formed,structured and different functions like customer service and production and how they interact.

The design and development of a marketing campaign against a specified brief.

Budget requirements,financial sources for a business,profitability,break even analsis.

Entry requirements

4 A-C grades at GCSE including English.

Future opportunities

This course offers a qualification for employment or further learning in business related sectors. You could take it with other qualifications, such as an Applied GCE to complement your qualification and prepare for higher education. The course covers all aspects of business and with further training you may wish to specialise and study a professional qualification in your chosen area such as Marketing, Retail or Customer Service. The course provides a work related programme of study so you could go straight into a job as it helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact Mrs S Graham  Leader of Business Studies.

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.

Last updated date: 08 November 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years