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BTEC in Business at Blackpool Sixth Form College

Course description


This SIngle BTEC Business is a hands-on practical course is an ideal choice for budding entrepreneurs and aspiring business managers. Amongst other topics, students are introduced to the real world business environment and will compare the UK to other economies around the globe.

The Subsidiary Diploma is a two year course is equivalent to one A level qualification.  The Certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the first year of the course.

Course content


Year one includes:

  • The business environment
  • Business resources
  • Introduction to marketing

Entry requirements

You do not need to have already taken a business related course.


100% coursework

Exam board: Edexcel

Future opportunities

You will have access to a variety of career and higher education choices including management, marketing, events management, entrepreneurship and finance.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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      Blackpool Sixth is the Fylde Coast’s leading provider of A levels and BTEC courses.


      With a choice of over 50 advanced level options, specialist teaching and fantastic facilities, Blackpool Sixth gives all its students the perfect springboard to university and great careers.

      Blackpool Sixth’s course range is extremely wide with A levels and BTEC options. Students are able to put together a programme which exactly matches their interests and future ambitions.

      Summer 2012 saw the completion of a £23.7 million development to our campus which has created an excellent learning environment for students.

      In 2011 we were awarded Teaching School status in partnership with Hodgson Academy. The the Fylde Coast Teaching School Alliance will take a national and regional lead in both shaping and delivering the training and professional development of current and future generations of teachers. Working with high quality graduates and educational leaders of the future will enable us to maintain and improve our teaching standards to the benefit of all our students.