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Business Level 3 National Extended Certificate at Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College

Course description

Business studies focuses on the skills, knowledge and understanding that today’s employers demand. The Extended Certificate is for learners who are interested in learning about the business sector alongside other fields of study. It provides you with the ability to apply basic business concepts to a wider range of contexts. Business employers highly value those who are able to communicate effectively both verbally and non-verbally and using electronic methods, this course provides all students with the opportunity to develop these skills.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades at A* - C (or equivalent).


BTEC Nationals are assessed using a combination of internal assessments, which are set and marked by teachers, and external assessments which are set and marked by the exam board.

Exploring Business - Internally assessed

Developing a Marketing Campaign - Externally assessed

Personal and Business Finance - Internally assessed

You will also study one unit from the following: (internally assessed)

Recruitment and Selection Process; Investigating Customer Service; Market Research; The English Legal System; Work Experience in Business

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September