Business with Enterprise BTEC First Extended Certificate
North Devon Campus
The business world offers no end of exciting career opportunities for anyone with the right skills, knowledge and aptitude. This wide-ranging one-year course is an ideal introduction to business, whether you want to embark on a business career or just keep your options open.
You will develop a broad range of knowledge and skills across the business spectrum.
The course provides an insight into a broad range of subject areas including marketing, finance, law, online business and business purposes. The programme gives learners the opportunity to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills across the business spectrum.
You will be assessed through coursework and two externally-set assessments. Learners will also take part in an enterprise challenge which is designed to improve their entrepreneurial and team-working skills. This BTEC qualification will encourage you to develop your entrepreneurial know-how by creating a business plan and harnessing the skills which will help you to succeed in future business projects.
You will be assessed through coursework and two externally-set assessments.
All entrants must hold 4 GCSEs at grade 2 or equivalent or above, preferably including Maths and English.
Entrants who do not have a GCSE grade 3 in Maths and/or English will continue studying these subjects.
At the end of the year, you are expected to have completed and achieved all the components of your Level 1 Study Programme and improved your Maths and English skills before progressing to your next course.
Successful learners will have the choice of progressing to the Level 3 Diploma in Business (providing they meet the Maths and English requirements), other vocational routes - including apprenticeships - or employment in areas such as administration, retail, marketing or finance.
This business programmes take place in newly refurbished rooms, offering students the opportunity to learn in a vibrant and inviting environment. Students also have access to IT suites and laptops to help them conduct research and complete coursework.
We have a number of IT ‘super rooms’, housing new i7 computers equipped with High Resolution Displays for computing/design and CAD work. These rooms have Creative Cloud, computer applications and one of our rooms has Autodesk Revit Architectural Design software installed.
On your first day, you are expected to bring with you your GCSE results, pens, A4 Paper/pad and a folder.
For more information, please contact our Advice & Guidance Centre on 01271 852422.
Q: Are there any additional costs?
A: There are no specific course costs, though all learners should purchase a data stick, and any optional trips or activities will incur an additional cost. You will also need funds for printing work.