Business BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate at City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
The Business BTEC is a more practical work-related option and you will take considerable responsibility for investigating and completing projects based on realistic work situations. This is a very useful course for you if you wish to enter the business world or eventually run your own business. You will learn why organisations such as Tesco and Microsoft are so successful and how organisations respond to a variety of external pressures.
Topics you will study:
- Exploring a business
- Developing a marketing campaign
- Personal and business finance
- Managing an event
- International business
- Principles of business management
- Business decision making
Four GCSEs grade A-C, preferably including Maths and English. This is a guideline rather than a requirement and the college will create a programme most suitable for you as an individual.
Awarding Body: Edexcel
Assessment: Combination of exam, externally moderated assessment and internally moderated coursework.
Results 2016: 98%
This course is free to students aged 16-19 years old
You can progress onto business related degrees at well respected universities and potential career paths include junior management in a wide range of industries as well as careers related to Sales and Marketing, Retail, Logistics and Operations Management. The course is equivalent to 3 A levels and is ideal if you prefer project work and like coursework.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Personal Adviser in school or speak to your teachers. Attend a college Open Evening and chat to our teaching staff, college careers staff and Liaison Team
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College directly.