Course title: BTEC Level 3 Cert & Subsidiary Diploma Business
Exam board detail: Pearson’s – (Edexcel)
Type of qualification: to be studied in conjunction with two other A Level subjects
Delivery hours per week: 4.5 hours (1.5-hour lessons x 3)
Section 1: Subject Overview
Btec Business lessons take place within the A-level department @ Gateshead Sixth Form Baltic Campus. The course is specifically designed for those who enjoy looking at the main functions of Business such as Human Resources, Finance, Operations and Marketing. A broad overview of key areas are delivered across the academic year. This allows students to become familiar with Business processes and considers the context of the wider Business environment. Over the year there will be six units studied with a varying number of assessments. Modules typically range from marketing to recruitment processes and allow the student to gain underpinning knowledge within each.
The course is a mixture of academic and practical based lessons alongside independent study...
Example combination of units of study
1 International Business
2 Business Resources
4 Business Communication
6 Health and Safety
Section 2: Assessment Overview
All units are internally assessed in the BTEC qualifications in this specification. All assessment for the BTEC qualifications in this specification is criterion referenced, based on the achievement of specified learning outcomes. Each unit within the qualification has specified assessment and grading criteria which are to be used for grading purposes. A summative unit grade can be awarded at pass, merit or distinction.
Section 3: What do other students study alongside Btec Business at A Level?
Many of our students will study a related combination of A-levels such as Sociology, Psychology, History, Government and Politics, Media and English.
Section 4: What are the possible career opportunities after successful completion of this course?
This course lends itself to a range of careers in Business but alternatively it can fit alongside a whole host of careers.
Section 5: How can I find out more if I have a question?
Business Teacher – firstname.lastname@example.org
Curriculum Operations Manager - email@example.com