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Business OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate at Forest Hill School - Sydenham and Forest Hill Sixth Form

Course description

The OCR Cambridge Technical in Business will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment or higher education, degree and professional development programmes.

Course content


Extended Certificate in Business is equivalent to one GCE A Level.

You will need to study 6 units over 2 years to achieve this qualification.

The units in bold are assessed by an external exam. All other units are assessed through coursework assignments.


  • The Business Environment (Double Weighted)
  • Marketing and Market Research



  • Working in Business
  • Customers and Communication
  • Principles of Project Management OR Introduction to Human Resources

Each unit is graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. At the end of the qualification, these grades are worth points, which are added together to determine your final grade. The grades all carry UCAS points.

Entry requirements

Grade 4 in GCSE English or a grade C in Humanities subject. At least a grade 3 in GCSE Maths but preferably a grade 4

Minimum point score of 38 including Maths and English at grade 4 at GCSE. This is equivalent to 4B and 4C grades overall at GCSE. Students will also need to achieve the subject specific criteria below:

NEW GCSE POINT SCORE GCSE grade 2017 Points:

  • G 1.00
  • F 1.50
  • E 2.00
  • D 3.00
  • C 4.00
  • B 5.50
  • A 7.00
  • A* 8.50

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Forest Hill School - Sydenham and Forest Hill Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 08 February 2017
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