BTEC LEVEL 3 IN BUSINESS STUDIES
AIMS OF THE COURSE
This qualification provides an introduction to and understanding of the Business environment, management of resources, marketing and communication– all fundamental to the success of business organisations. This course also addresses sector needs and skills gaps such as in finance, administration and management areas. It is designed to appeal to both full-time learners interested in a career in a career in business and to those who already have experience of working in the sector. Learners can focus on their career aspirations, or work area within the specifi cation in which there are specialist pathways consisting of Finance, Management, Marketing, Law, Administration and Human Resources.
STRUCTURE AND CONTENT
Certificate in Business (30 credits)
Unit 1: The Business Environment
Unit 2: Business Resources
Unit 4: Business Communication
STRUCTURE AND CONTENT
Subsidiary Diploma in Business (60 credits)
Above three units as per the Certificate, plus a further three units from modules such as:
Unit 3: Introduction to Marketing
Unit 5: Business Accounting
Unit 13: Recruitment and Selection in Business
All BTEC Nationals are internally assessed. Learners can achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction.
WHERE CAN I GO AFTER COMPLETING THIS COURSE?
BTEC Business is a course that when chosen with a good combination of subjects, will open many doors. Most employers and universities want to be assured that potential candidates are able to contextualise information and apply knowledge and theory.
The vocational aspect of the course lends itself to practical application where each unit is contextualised into current business scenarios; allowing students to develop their ‘real’ knowledge of business. Students go on to good universities having completing the course, whereas others may use their grades to opt for an apprenticeship scheme and enter employment in the Business sector.
Potential career paths can include: Advertising and Marketing, PR, Market Researcher, Research Analyst, Recruitment, Banking, Finance, Accountancy, Industry Buyer, Retail, Distribution Management, Human Resource Management, Sales, Stockbroker and Systems Analyst.
Further details about any aspect of the course can be obtained from Mrs Shahid.
- The Business Environment
- Business Resources
- Business Communication
- Introduction to Marketing
- Business Accounting
- Recruitment and Selection in Business
- Advertising and Marketing
- Market Researcher
- Research Analyst
- Industry Buyer
- Distribution Management
- Human Resource Management
- Systems Analyst