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Business OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate at Harris Academy Purley

Course description

Optional pathways of Marketing or Accounting may be chosen. The example below follows the Marketing pathway for the Extended Certificate. Up to 22 individual units are available depending on the size of qualification and pathway selected.

360 Guided Learning Hours

Year 12 Content

(GLH stands for Guided Learning Hours)

Unit 1 The Business Environment                

  • Exam                 
  • 120GLH

Unit 5 Marketing and Market Research      

  • Internal               
  • 60GLH

Unit 16 Principles of Project Management  

  • Internal               
  • 60GLH

Year 13 Content

Unit 2 Working in Teams                             

  • Exam
  • 60GLH

Unit 4 Customers and Communications

  • Internal
  • 60GLH


Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades 9 - 4 including at least a grade 4 in English and Maths GCSE.

A minimum of grade 5 in a related GCSE subject is desirable.


Internal Assessment = On demand

External Examination = January and June

Units are graded as ‘Pass’, ‘Merit’ or ‘Distinction’

The overall qualification is graded using a structure of Pass, Merit, Distinction and Distinction*

Future opportunities

Cambridge Level 3 Technical qualifications enable students to access Higher Education and employment. This includes Degrees and Level 4+ Technical qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harris Academy Purley directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2017
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