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Business Studies BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate at Beechwood School

Course description

The extended certificate is offered to students who are interested in learning about the business sector. The BTEC National courses allow students to continue their education in Business through applied learning. This course will prepare students for a range of higher education courses and job roles. The extended certificate is equivalent to one A level..

Course content

Students will be required to study and complete 4 unit topics, a selection of which is set out below. 3 units are mandatory and 2 units will be externally assessed.

  • Exploring Business (mandatory)
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign (mandatory)
  • Personal and Business Finance (mandatory)
  • Recruitment and Selection Process
  • Investigating Customer Service
  • Market Research


The new BTEC Level 3 National courses now contain an externally assessed element. This assessment will comprise of a written submission, covering the Developing a Marketing Campaign unit. It will be based on a case study that is prereleased 2 weeks before a supervised assessment period. There will also be a 2 hour written paper based on the Personal and Business Finance unit.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beechwood School directly.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September