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OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical in Business at Astor College

Course description

OCR Cambridge Technicals Level 3 in Business are designed to give you a practical understanding about how businesses work and will put you at an advantage in your future career plans. It is an introduction to the world of work and it opens doors to a wide range of university degree courses.

Aimed at anyone who wishes to develop an understanding of business operations, this course will help you to appreciate how and why business decisions are made and how they affect a variety of people, both within the business and in the greater community.

You will study the internal business functions such as Finance, Marketing and Market Research, Production, Human Resources and Customers and Communication, as well as external factors such as Law, Economics and Politics.

Course content

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Certificate in Business

(equivalent to 1 AS) (180 GLH - Guided Learning Hours)

Year 1

Unit 1: The business environment (Exam unit)

Unit 4: Customers and communication

 

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Business

(equivalent to 1 A Level) (360 GLH - Guided Learning Hours)

Year 1

Unit 1: The business environment (Exam unit)

Unit 4: Customers and communication

 

Year 2

Unit 2: Working in business (Exam unit)

Unit 5: Marketing and market research

Unit 8: Introduction to human resources

 

Entry requirements

4-5 GCSEs at 4 / C or above in different subjects (to include English and Maths)

Future opportunities

The knowledge and experience of business you develop through this course will be invaluable for future employment in a wide range of settings. You can consider an apprenticeship or courses in higher education and take on roles such as business manager, purchasing manager, customer service manager, sales accounts manager or move on to a teaching career.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact  your school/college careers staff.

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: 27 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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