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BTEC Business Level 3 Extended Certificate at Towers School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 courses are designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications. They provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment or continued higher study. The BTEC Level 3 in Business explores the dynamic world of Business through investigations of real businesses. Evidence can be provided in a variety of formats including presentations, log/books diaries, role play, surveys, articles for journals, press releases, observations of practical tasks, written reports and accounts of students own experiences of business. As well as visits to real businesses, students will undertake one-week work experience during the course to support their learning.




Course content

Course Structure (1st year):

Unit 1 - The Business Environment

Unit 2 – Business Resources

Unit 3 – Introduction to Marketing

Year 2

Unit 4 – Business Communication

Unit 5 – Business Accounting

Unit 18 – Managing a Business Event

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C in English and Maths OR a minimum of 4 GCSE’s grades C or above including English and Maths

Future opportunities

This qualification is useful when pursuing a wide range of careers in the world of Business and Retail or to go onto Higher Education at University.

Further information

For further information on this course please contact our Careers Advisor Philip Carter on 01233 653538 or email

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 12 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September