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Business Studies OCR Cambridge Technicals at Dixons Allerton Academy

Course description

The Cambridge Technicals in Business have been developed to meet the changing needs of the sector, and prepare scholars for the challenges they face in higher education or employment.

Designed in collaboration of experts spanning the breadth of the sector, the Cambridge Technicals in Business focuses on the skills, knowledge and understanding that today’s universities and employers demand.

Course content

Core units

The Business Environment

The aims and objectives of business and their organisation, how the wider world, the economy, Government, competition, legal and political influences, affects businesses.

Working in Business

Businesses today need employees, managers and entrepreneurs who are multi-skilled independent thinkers. This unit explores business decisions, protocols and activity integral while working in Business.

Customer and Communications

The methods used by business to communicate, different types of information and how it can be processed and presented effectively. The control of information and its appropriate delivery and use.

Optional units could include:

Financial Accounting

The recording and management of money, being able to make decisions about business performance from financial data.

Business Decisions

The importance of integral business decisions when trying to make a Business or a department within a Business successful.

Introduction to Human Resource Management

Analysis of the integral way in which Businesses manage people and how they are an important resource if managed correctly.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in English and Maths


The production of a portfolio of evidence and coursework assignments for each unit. There is also a compulsory examined unit.

Future opportunities

Careers and Opportunities for Further Study

Career in all aspects of Business or Business Management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Dixons Allerton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 October 2017
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