What skills do I need to do this course?
You will need to be hardworking, well organised and self-motivated in order to be successful on this programme. You will need a basic level of IT, numeracy and communication skills but most of all you will need to be interested in business.
What is BTEC?
BTEC qualifications have been developed to provide specialist qualifications in a range of areas. The course offered is both theoretical and practical and will give you the opportunity to complete assignments and activities based on situations linked to working in a variety of business related environments. It will give you a good feel for what it will be like to be at work as well as developing your communication, number, IT, time management and teamwork skills. There are no formal exams.
BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business (worth 2 GCSE’s A*-C)
A BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate involves the following units:
Unit 1 – Business Purposes
Unit 2 – Business Organisations
Unit 7 – Verbal and Non-verbal Communication in Business Context
Unit 16 – Business Enterprise
Unit 19 – The Marketing Plan