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Business Extended Certificate Camb Tec 2 at The Sixth Form College Farnborough

Course description

Leading to an Extended Certificate in Business, this is an interesting and challenging one year course which will help you develop the skills, knowledge and understanding you need for employment or further education.

Your studies will include learning about many different aspects of business such as marketing, finance and consumers in the public and private sectors.

You will study a total of six units and there will be an emphasis on current business issues that are in the news.

Course content

You will be carrying out a number of activities such as group work, individual research and analysis, discussing issues, problem solving and interpreting financial information.

You will also be making use of information technology to help you complete activities.

Your assignment work will focus on real businesses and will allow you to research and report back to both your group and your tutor. Your tutor will help you in managing your workload.

Entry requirements

  • At least two GCSEs at grade D or better, preferably including English Language and Mathematics.
  • However, we like to look at individual achievements and will consider a range of qualifications and experience.


You will be required to produce a portfolio of assignments.

Each time you complete an assignment, you will receive points and grades as well as written feedback from your tutor.

When you have successfully completed your internal assessments, you will be awarded a final grade of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.

Future opportunities

You can continue your studies on an Advanced level course within the College or elsewhere, or you could enter employment.

You could combine employment with job related training and gain further accreditation for your skills and experience through an NVQ training programme.

Further information

What can I take alongside the Extended Certificate?

Students can take additional one year courses such as a GCSE, BTEC or OCR courses or an AS level

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sixth Form College Farnborough directly.

Last updated date: 16 March 2016

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