BTEC Level 1-2 First Extended Certificate in Business

BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Business
This is a one year BTEC programme, designed as a stepping stone towards entering initial employment in such positions as, customer service assistant, office based work, general business or even setting up your own business.
The course is designed to broaden your understanding and knowledge of business and to develop important personal, academic and business skills.  You will study a range of exciting and interactive units over three terms, which includes the following:

Two of the units will be externally assessed which will involve an exam based approach. Assessment of other units of the programme is through completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.
This course is for you if you have a lively and enquiring mind, a willingness to explore new ideas and you have a keen interest in. You will learn all about the exciting world of business and have the opportunity to apply your learning in a practical and realistic way. This is course also equips you well for further study at college or employment in a wide range of industries. From developing essential skills such as planning and managing finances to skills needed for setting up and starting your own business, team working, communication and self-motivation, this BTEC is the first step for developing a professional business career

Edexcel BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Business
The delivery is classroom based using case studies, lectures, group work, videos and visits to local organisations. There is an expectation of a minimum of six hours private study per week, homework is closely monitored.
10 hours per week part of a study programme with work experience, tutorial and possible GCSE English & Math’s resist

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