- Core Unit 1: Business Purposes: this unit examines the different activities undertaken by a range of businesses;
- Core Unit 2: Business Organisations: this examines aims and objectives of different businesses;
- Core unit 3: Financial forecasting: this introduces you to the world of business finance, focusing on the importance of budgets, break even and cash flows;
- Core unit 4: People in organisations: this provides an insight into a range of roles and responsibilities in the working environment.
You will also look into setting up your own fictional company and cover a unit based on team working where you will have to work as a group to accomplish an agreed project.
What is the BTEC Level 2 Diploma equivalent to?
If you achieve an overall pass grade or better this will equate to 4 GCSEs, grade C and above. A distinction overall will allow you to progress to a BTEC National Diploma, subject to meeting normal college requirements.
What can this course lead on to?
A distinction overall will allow you to progress to a BTEC National Diploma, subject to meeting normal college requirements.
How is this course assessed?
- Portfolio of evidence
The good thing about BTEC's are that they are more practical so it is not all theory based which allows you to learn it in a different way which is normally more interesting.
I would definitely recommend doing a BTEC in business