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    Guys I need your help in not sure if I should choose the new Btec business as I am told there are now exams. Plz help!
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    The new BTEC extended Diploma level 3 is an excellent course to learn about Business. I have learned probably 5 x as much as someone doing a level Business would have. The assignments are straight forward and easy. This is the opposite for the exams but it is not difficult, only lengthy and very time consuming. If you are scared of exams, I am sorry to say education may not be the best possible option for your future.
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    (Original post by Solbusiness)
    The new BTEC extended Diploma level 3 is an excellent course to learn about Business. I have learned probably 5 x as much as someone doing a level Business would have. The assignments are straight forward and easy. This is the opposite for the exams but it is not difficult, only lengthy and very time consuming. If you are scared of exams, I am sorry to say education may not be the best possible option for your future.
    Thank you for the reply. How many units do you do and are you in a sixth form in east London??
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    (Original post by tnysquared)
    Thank you for the reply. How many units do you do and are you in a sixth form in east London??
    We are doing 13 units of which 6 was done on the first year and no not east but west london.
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    (Original post by Solbusiness)
    We are doing 13 units of which 6 was done on the first year and no not east but west london.
    What are you planning to do when you finish sixth form
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    (Original post by tnysquared)
    What are you planning to do when you finish sixth form
    This year is the last before going to university. July 2018 is the last day of sixth form I think.
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    (Original post by Solbusiness)
    This year is the last before going to university. July 2018 is the last day of sixth form I think.
    Anyone from your class got a Distinction in the exams?
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    (Original post by JDieMstr)
    Anyone from your class got a Distinction in the exams?
    No it was all mainly passes and merits but thats because most people barely attended lessons that much
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    (Original post by Solbusiness)
    No it was all mainly passes and merits but thats because most people barely attended lessons that much
    Ah, same here.
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    Can anyone help me with the 2nd year of this?
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    (Original post by jasmine.c)
    Can anyone help me with the 2nd year of this?
    What do you mean by that?
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    (Original post by Solbusiness)
    What do you mean by that?
    I’m doing my second year of btec level 3 extended diploma in business and I’m finding the assignments really difficult!
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    (Original post by jasmine.c)
    I’m doing my second year of btec level 3 extended diploma in business and I’m finding the assignments really difficult!
    They are not difficult, you are approaching it wrong, the assignment questions are not obstacles or source of severe stress, you have to realize what it aims to do which is teach you in depth the areas of business. I too found it hard until I bought the BTEC national 2016 specification book from amazon link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/BTEC-Nation...student+book+1

    I have both book 1 and 2 which shows me the direction and knowledge needed to write assignments. All the information in this book is also on the internet however it would take 30 hours of research+ to find these info on the net which is why using the book to write assignments is a lot faster.

    The BTEC pearson specification is very clear on what they want you to include: http://qualifications.pearson.com/co...Spec_Iss3C.pdf

    That contains the answers to assignments questions indirectly, so if an pass criteria is asking for types of training, the specification highlights internal and external training etc which is exactly what they want you to include when writing assignments.

    The reason you are finding it difficult is because you are over thinking and spending too much time on these assignments. I never spent over 4 days on each assignment and have all distinctions so far, you need to work efficiently and smartly. This means optimizing your workplace like I have 2 computer monitors, one to read info on the internet, the other is a word document to write them in my own words. There is also a pattern you can use to write assignments, search how to answer evaluative questions which is something like write the advantages, disadvantages and then a conclusion. Key words you can use are mainly transition words, In fact I have a word document with all the transition words you can ever find and aim to use at least 2 in every paragraph to keep information short and concise.
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    (Original post by Solbusiness)
    They are not difficult, you are approaching it wrong, the assignment questions are not obstacles or source of severe stress, you have to realize what it aims to do which is teach you in depth the areas of business. I too found it hard until I bought the BTEC national 2016 specification book from amazon link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/BTEC-Nation...student+book+1

    I have both book 1 and 2 which shows me the direction and knowledge needed to write assignments. All the information in this book is also on the internet however it would take 30 hours of research+ to find these info on the net which is why using the book to write assignments is a lot faster.

    The BTEC pearson specification is very clear on what they want you to include: http://qualifications.pearson.com/co...Spec_Iss3C.pdf

    That contains the answers to assignments questions indirectly, so if an pass criteria is asking for types of training, the specification highlights internal and external training etc which is exactly what they want you to include when writing assignments.

    The reason you are finding it difficult is because you are over thinking and spending too much time on these assignments. I never spent over 4 days on each assignment and have all distinctions so far, you need to work efficiently and smartly. This means optimizing your workplace like I have 2 computer monitors, one to read info on the internet, the other is a word document to write them in my own words. There is also a pattern you can use to write assignments, search how to answer evaluative questions which is something like write the advantages, disadvantages and then a conclusion. Key words you can use are mainly transition words, In fact I have a word document with all the transition words you can ever find and aim to use at least 2 in every paragraph to keep information short and concise.
    Thanks so much! This is brilliant advice! I will definitely be buying the books. I’m pretty much just stressing a lot because I was off before Christmas for 2/3 weeks from pneumonia and missed out on so much teaching. I’ be caught up on every unit except for one and it’s really stressing me out but I just need to learn to not think so much into it.
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    You can do it! I finished my BTEC programme last August.
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    Hi what's your business timetable how many lessons
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    (Original post by Solbusiness)
    We are doing 13 units of which 6 was done on the first year and no not east but west london.
    Hi what's your business timetable how many lessons
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    (Original post by criticalgamerz)
    Hi what's your business timetable how many lessons
    It was Just 3 days and most of the time we got to leave early, also most of the work is just to be done at home, its designed that way. You can easily finish assignments using the BTEC business 2016 specification Book and internet sources in a couple of days - Per assignment.
 
 
 
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