For business you will study a range of units, covering:
Unit 1. Business Purposes
Unit 2. Business Organisations
Unit 3. Financial Forecasting for Business
Unit 4. People in Organisations
Unit 5. The Marketing Plan
Unit 6. Verbal and non-verbal communication in business contexts
Unit 7. Business communications through documents
Unit 10. Customer relations in Business
Unit 11. Business online
Learning takes place through a variety of teaching methods e.g. teacher-led sessions. Students will produce individual projects and assignments involving their own research and therefore need to work on their own account. Regular homework will be a feature of this course.
Students will be assessed by a portfolio assignment for each unit in addition to class work.
Any other vocational level 2 subjects. This subject is often taken alongside GCSE English Language and/or Mathematics.
Resources and facilities
BTEC First textbooks/teacher resources/laptops
Students will be offered additional workshops to develop their portfolios and improve their literacy skills.
Students can progress onto further education on vocational based courses.
5 GCSEs grade D or 3s or above, or equivalent, including English Language plus Maths (or equivalent)
The Certificate is equivalent to 1 GCSE at Grade C and the Diploma is equivalent to 3 GCSEs.