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Business BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate at Nottingham Girl's Academy

Course description

If you are interested in learning more about the world of business and like to work in a practical way, this course will interest you. This course develops the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding in a vocational context, building a portfolio of work. It is a practical qualification which will help you to progress to either higher education or employment in the broad business sector.

Course content

You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to practise and develop the skills necessary to achieve the award. The course covers a wide range of subjects from starting a small business to the economic environment.

Units covered (mandatory units at certificate level)

  • Unit 1:The business environment
  • Unit 2: Business resources
  • Unit 3: Introduction to marketing
  • Unit 4: Business communication

Units covered at Extended Certificate (Example optional units)

  • Unit 9: Creative product production
  • Unit 18: Managing a business event

Entry requirements

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade or above in English and C grade or above in mathematics.


Coursework portfolio and external assessment.

Future opportunities

This course is a recognised route into higher education. Students may progress to a Higher National Diploma, apprenticeship or degree course. Employment opportunities in personnel, finance, HR and marketing within a range of different industries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Girl's Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years