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Business Studies - Level 3 BTEC Certificate at Whitefield School

Course description

From studying the subject, students are able to develop understanding and gain insight into how businesses work and how they can begin their own companies in later life.

Course content

Students are introduced to the world of business through this one year course. They will learn about the following areas: management and leadership, customer service, understanding enterprise, pre-enterprise, business administration, retail, accounting, marketing and sales, legal advice, human resources, health and safety, supply chain management, logistics operations management and traffic office.

Entry requirements

Students need to have studied at least 5 GCSEs A*-C, including English and Maths at a C grade and a Pass at level 2 in BTEC in Business Studies or grade C and above at GCSE.


Students will be assessed on completed assignments set and will be marked by the subject teacher throughout the course. Assignments will then be externally assessed by an external examiner. Assignments may take the form of: a project, a case study, a report, a presentation or a role-play.

Future opportunities

BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies is a recognised qualification with universities, and is valued by employers. Students who choose to study Business Studies at level 3 often continue their studies at university.

The BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies will equip students for a career in a wide range of industries, or allow them to study for a degree in Business, Marketing, and Business Management. It also prepares students for the world of work.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 June 2015

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