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BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Business

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law

What will you be working towards?

Code 23
Qualification Type National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


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Students will take 4 units over the two years of the course:

Unit 1 Exploring Business

Unit 2 Developing a Marketing Campaign

Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance

Unit 8 The Recruitment and Selection Process

Units 1,2 and 3 are mandatory and Unit 8 is optional – selected based upon the expertise of staff

within the department. Units 1 and 8 are assessed internally, with students completing a portfolio

of work. Unit 2 and 3 are externally assessed, with examinations based around pre-released

case material. Examinations are 3 hours long.

Entry requirements

Grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language/Literature and Mathematics. Where Business has

previously been studied, a grade 5 at GCSE or a Pass at BTEC Level 2.

Your next steps...

BTEC Business is a good choice for students who are well organised and able to meet regular

deadlines. It offers an opportunity to work for a qualification which is widely recognised by

employers and higher education providers. Students can apply their own experience of work to

their studies. Level 3 National Extended Certificate is the equivalent of one A Level, with

Distinction* carrying the same values a A*, Distinction A, Merit C and Pass E.


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