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Business BTEC level 3 National Extended Certificate at Charters School

Course description

The Extended Certificate is for learners who are interested in learning about the business sector alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in business-related subjects. It is designed to be taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A Levels.

Course content

Mandatory units:

Unit 1 - Exploring Business

Unit 2 - Developing a Marketing Campaign

Unit 3 - Personal and Business Finance

Optional units:

 Unit 8 - The Recruitment and Selection

Unit 14 Investigating Customer Service

Unit 22 - Market Research

Unit 23 - The English Legal System

Unit 27 - Work Experience in Business


Written submission and exams.

Future opportunities

The qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements for many courses if taken alongside other qualifications as part of a two year programme of learning. It will support entry to many higher education courses, depending on the other qualifications learners have taken. Learners should always check the entry requirements for degree programmes at specific higher education providers.

The qualification can also support progression to employment directly, or via an Apprenticeship.

Today’s BTEC Nationals are demanding, as you would expect of the most respected applied learning qualification in the UK. You will have to complete a range of units, be organised, and take some assessments that will be set and marked, and keep a portfolio of your assignments. You can feel proud to achieve a BTEC because, whatever your plans in life – whether you decide to study further, go on to work or an apprenticeship, or set up your own business – your BTEC National will be your passport to success in the next stage of your life.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 January 2018

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