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Business - BTEC First Diploma at Grange Technology College

Course description

This is a new course which takes 1 year to complete in year 12. The BTEC First Diploma is equivalent to 4 GCSEs grades A* - C. The course covers all areas of Business and can be used as a foundation to employment or as a progression to the BTEC National Courses.

For further information contact Mrs Pipe, subject leader.

Course content

The Diploma consists of 4 mandatory units and optional units to the value of 40 credits.

The Mandatory units are:

  • Business purposes
  • Business organisations
  • Financial forecasting for business
  • People in organisations

You will also look at:

  • Customer relations
  • Personal selling
  • Business online
  • Business enterprise
  • Managing personal finances
  • Training and employment in business

Entry requirements

An interest in the vocational area of Business.

A good standard of literacy and numeracy.

Ability to work in an organisation manner and meet deadlines.


All course work will be assessed internally.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grange Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year