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Business Studies Level 3 Cambridge Technicals at Northallerton School & Sixth Form College

Course description

Businesses are the heart of the economy, they develop innovation, create wealth and lead the way in enhancingnthe skills of the UK workforce.

The Cambridge Technical in Business encapsulates this through a wide range of units such as The Business Environment, Business Decisions and Accountancy concepts. Its an ideal foundation for students entering the workplace or going tinto University providing them with a theoretcial background together with practical skills that transfer into the modern workplace and give students a competitiive advantage.

Course content

Methods include lectures. practical exercises and independent study. Where possible we will seek to involve the world of business, inviting people from business to help bring their experience to the classroom. The course will combine well with work experience. 

Entry requirements

5 GCSE'S A*-C including a minimum of grade 4 in English and mathematics.


Year 12:

Certificate (1 as Level eqivalent over 1 year)

The Business environment exam (67%)

Optional Unit - coursework 33%

Year 13:

Extended Certificate (1 A Level equivalent over 2 years)

Working in Business - exam

Customers and Communication - coursework

+ 1 Optional unit - coursework

Future opportunities

The Extended Certificate is equivalent to 1 A level and will allow you to further your studies in business or a related area. It can be combined with other A level subjects for study at higher education. Additionally the skills and knowledge obtained will provide a sound basis for employment in a business related profession. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northallerton School & Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 29 November 2016

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