Closing Date for applications is Friday 12th February 2021.
Any applications received after this date will be treated as a late application.
What is the course about?
The Extended Certificate (one A Level Equivalent) course aims to give a broad overview of the business sector, forming part of a programme of study including other courses such as A Levels or BTECs. Throughout the four modules a variety of businesses from the real world are studied in the context of the assessed theory material forming a foundation of business knowledge. Materials covered in a more practical, hands on manner explore the internal workings of businesses as well as the external environments in which they exist.
For whom is the course suitable?
BTEC Business is suitable for anybody who has a keen interest in the subject. Students wanting to further their understanding of the sector must also have the desire to develop a range of associated skills from analytical and evaluative to presentation and creativity.
Teaching Methods and Homework commitment:
A variety of approaches are used, including, industry visits, note-taking, practicing different types of question, video, games, role-play exercises and carrying out research on different topic areas. Students are required to work independently, completing assignments, including presentations on research that they have collected independently from information gained from a variety of sources.
What could I go on to do at the end of the course?
Business is a highly useful and practical subject that will prove helpful to aid students choosing a whole manner of qualifications and career paths from the directly applicable degree courses to virtually any path that requires some understanding of the often complex world of business.
Method of Study and Assessment:
Unit 1 – Exploring Business
Series of internally assessed written assignments.
Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign
Students are provided with a case study two weeks before being assessed during a three hour supervised period.
Unit 3 – Personal & Business Finance
Written two hour externally assessed exam.
Unit 4 – Optional Unit
A choice of one of five units
1/. Recruitment & Selection Process
2/. Investigating Customer Service
3/. Market Research
4/. The English Legal System
5/. Work Experience in Business
Website URL: For more information please go to http://www.ccgrammarschool.co.uk