What is this course about?

This is a two year vocational course concerned with all aspects relating to Business Studies.

You will complete 3 units of coursework, in which you will work on a range of activities and projects around the key themes and issues within business including Customer Service, Accounting and Human Resources.

You will also sit two examined units which cover a wide range of topics and themes, giving you the opportunity to find your strength within business as well as the topics that intrigue you the most.

You will also have the opportunity to visit and work with local employers to ensure that you are able to put your learning into practice.

What will it prepare you for?

When taken alongside other Level 3 vocational or A Level qualifications, this course can help you to progress onto higher education or into an apprenticeship or employment in the business sector.

There are many relevant degree courses including Business, Finance, Marketing, Law and Human Resources.

In addition, students will be fully prepared to undertake apprenticeships in the business and finance sectors.

Subject entry requirements:

  • Grade 4 and above in English and Mathematics.
  • Business Studies at KS4 is desirable but not a necessity.
  • A keen interest in businesses and their impact on the wider world.

Scheme of Learning

BTEC Tech Award Level 3 in Business