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Business: BTEC national certificate at North Bristol Post 16 Centre

Course description

This course will give you the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised vocationally specific qualification to enter employment in the business sector or to progress onto higher education. It covers a broad range of business topics, from marketing and human resources to promotion and team development, as well as finance, communication and aims & objectives. Each topic will be taught in a real business context, and you will visit, study and investigate local and national businesses. This course is assessed solely by coursework, and you will complete 12 pieces of coursework over two years. The teaching of this qualification is split between the two centres, Cotham School and Redland Green School.What will I learn?Year 12•Exploring business activity•Investigating business resources•Introduction to marketing•Effective people, communication & information•Exploring creative product promotion•Starting a small businessYear 13•Investigating recruitment & selection•Managing a business event•Career development planning in business•An introduction to marketing research•Aspects of criminal law relating to business•Exploring team development

Entry requirements

NBP16C level 3 entry requirement. If you are a post-16 student with a one year level 2 vocational qualification the minimum requirement is a merit.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Bristol Post 16 Centre directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years