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The BTEC Level 3 (Certificate/Extended Certificate) Business requires applied learning that brings together knowledge and understanding together with practical and technical skills. Students will study specific units related to business in the real world.

Course Description:



For the Certificate  you study two mandatory units of which one is externally assessed.

Unit 1 Exploring Business

Unit 2 Developing a Marketing Campaign – this unit is externally assessed – students will develop a Marketing Campaign


Extended Certificate

For the Extended Certificate (A level) you study two further units

(Units 1 and 2 above)

Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance – mandatory, externally assessed

Unit 4 An optional unit from a choice of: Recruitment and Selection or Customer Service


Assessment Format

In BTEC Level 3 Certificate and Extended Certificate  100%  coursework


Board: Edexcel

Course Entry Requirements:

GCSE grade 4 in English Language


Teacher to contact: Mrs K Smith