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BTEC Business

What qualification will this course lead to?

BTEC First Award in Business (Edexcel)

What topics will I study?

You will study two compulsory units and two optional units of your choice:

Enterprise in the Business World

Principles of Customer Service

Providing Business Support

Finance for Business

Sales and Personal Selling

Consumer Rights

Promoting a Brand

Introducing Retail Business

Researching Business Markets

What understanding and skills will I develop?

By the end of the course you will have a general understanding of the subject of business, as well as having the opportunity to focus on an area that is of interest to you. There is opportunity to work independently or work as a team, which will enhance the skills needed for this.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through an externally-assessed on-screen examination at some point in the course (25%) and a continually assessed through completed assignments in class (75%).

What can this course lead to?

This course is broadly equivalent to 1 GCSE. It provides a good foundation to continue studying Business related subjects at either A-Level or BTEC Level 3.