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Business BTEC National Extended Certificate (Single Award) at Goodwin Academy

Course description

The Extended Certificate is for learners who are interested in learning about the business sector alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in business-related subjects. 

This course has been created to develop transferable skills that are essential in the workplace or for further study in all areas of Business.

This qualification is equivalent to one A level.


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Entry requirements

5 A*-C or 4-9 grades at GCSE including level 4 or higher in English Language.


This qualification is equivalent in size to one A Level. There are 4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are externally assessed. 

Future opportunities

Candidates achieving this qualification have the following progression opportunities:

• Enter employment at apprenticeship level, e.g. marketing assistant, business administration, finance assistant, human resources administrator.

• Undertake higher level qualifications in further or higher education, e.g. HNC, HND, degree.

Further information

Duration of course: Two years

Examination board: Edexcel

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: 15 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two Years