What is the course about?
A BTEC Level 3 is a practical, work-related course. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. This will include giving presentations, completing research tasks, taking part in role plays, creating new product designs and writing reports. The course provides a broad foundation of business education which can prepare you for and lead to work or further study at university.
Exam board: Pearson.
Duration of course: 2 years.
What units/topics will be studied?
A selection of 18 units will be taught over two years and will include the 9 units listed below:
• The Business Environment
• Business Resources
• Introduction to Marketing
• Business Communication
• Business Accounting
• Creative Product Promotion
• Internet Marketing in Business
• Recruitment and Selection in Business
• Development Planning for a Career in Business
What do I need to study this subject?
5 A to C’s.
What can I do to prepare myself to study this subject?
Have an interest in how businesses are set up and run. You might enjoy watching programmes such as The Apprentice and The Dragons Den.
Where can this lead me?
You will be able to study at university and gain many work related skills which will help you apply for work or an apprenticeship.
What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?
Trip to Thorpe Park to reward high achieving students and those who had consistently met the college expectations. BT Inspiration Day – recruitment and employment Greenwich University visit. Trip to New York. Trip to Man City FC. Young Enterprise programme.
Entry Requirements 5A*- C, including a C/5 in Maths or English