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Business BTEC Diploma Level 3 at Valentines High School

Course description

Year 12 Outline

This is a two year course consisting of 12 business units that will be completed over the two years. Students will be taught by three teachers over the year and each teacher will deliver two units. These units cover a broad range of business related topics as outlined below.

Following an induction period when some basic introductory topics are taught, students will start work on three separate units. They will continue the introductory work with“The Business Environment” in which they will look at types of business organisation, aims and objectives, function roles in business and how external factors affect business. They will also start“Business Accounting” which will look at the purpose of accounts, cash flow, profit and loss account and the balance sheet. The third unit will be“Introduction to Marketing” which examines the principles of marketing, market research and marketing techniques. The other three units are titled“Business Resources”, “Business Communication” and “Internet Marketing”. These units will further develop some of the skills taught in the earlier units.

Year 13 Outline

The second year of the course will cover six more units covering the broad range of business related topics ranging from Accounting, Marketing, Law, Human Resources through to Enterprise.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs of C grade or better in 5 different subjects, or BTEC First Diploma in Business at Merit or Distinction.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years