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Business at St. Katherine's School

Course description

You will follow a series of business related units - 3 Units in year 12 and a further 3 units in year 13. When you take a BTEC National you learn by ‘doing’. So expect a mixture of conventional classroom theory and ‘real world’ practical projects and be prepared to work as a team – just as you would in the workplace.

You will complete 4 core units and 2 option units – some examples are :

Unit 1 Business Environment • Understand the different types of business activity and ownership • Understand how the type of business influences the setting of strategic aims and objectives.

Unit 2 Business Resources• Understand functional activities and organisational structure• Managing all resources required to run a successful business.

Unit 3 Business Finance • Understand the purpose of accounting and the categorisation of business income and expenditure • Be able to review business performance using simple ratio analysis.

Unit 4 Creative Promotion • Understand the role of, and skills needed, by an event organiser • Be able to plan and promote an event

Entry requirements

Merit at Level 2 Business or a minimum 5 A* – C GCSEs including English and Maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St. Katherine's School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years