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BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Business at Newbold Community School

Course description

Why should I study this course? Have you ever thought that you might own your own business one day? Have you ever thought that you might want to manage people in the future? Are you an ideas person?
Studying BTEC Business, students will gain a genuine grasp of all areas of business. By completing the full BTEC course, each student will have completed 6 units of work. It is possible to study further units in order to achieve additional A-Level equivalent qualifications. This means students will have a foundation into the world of businesses, how to manage resources, marketing, communication, accounting and they will understand how to recruit and select employees. The course is ideal for anyone thinking of setting up their own business, for those who aspire to be the managers of the future and for those who would like to use their organisation, communication and time-management skills further. The BTEC Business is been designed to provide a broad educational basis for further training, further education, or for moving on to employment within the business sector.
Key features of the course.
It is expected that all Business students will partake in the Young Enterprise Companies programme, which gives them the opportunity to set up and run their own business and earn up to 40 UCAS points.
AS Unit 1 - The Business Environment
AS Unit 2 - Business Resources
AS Unit 3 - Marketing
A2 Unit 4 - Communication
A2 Unit 18 - Managing a Business Event
A2 Unit 36 - Starting a Small Business

Entry requirements

Grade B in English and Maths at GCSE Level. There is no requirement to have studied GCSE Business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newbold Community School directly.

Last updated date: 26 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years