OverviewStudents completing their BTEC Nationals in Business will be aiming to go on to employment, often via the stepping stone of higher education. It was, therefore, essential that we developed these qualifications in close collaboration with experts from professional bodies, businesses and universities, and with the providers who will be delivering the qualifications.
Who is this course for?Anyone wishing to go into the Business or Administration employment areas, or to Higher Education on those fields
Entry RequirementsAt least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or higher, including 1 GCSE English or Maths at grade 4
Assessment TypesA variety of assignments, podcasts, presentation and report, plus end of year exams
There are 8 units altogether, 6 of which are mandatory:
- Exploring business
- Developing a Marketing Campaign
- Personal and Business Finance
- Recruitment and Selection Process
- Investigating Customer Service
Benefits/SkillsEmployment or Higher Education
Careers/ProgressionProgression to the Level 3 National Diploma in Business
Jobs in this sectorLive data from the DoE's LMI API
National government administrative occupations
Business, research and administrative professionals n.e.c.
56,049Job market for 2022
57,557Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 1508 future jobs in the next 3 years.
Public services associate professionals
120,930Job market for 2022
124,752Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 3822 future jobs in the next 3 years.
Business sales executives
168,010Job market for 2022
173,321Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 5311 future jobs in the next 3 years.
Chief executives and senior officials
84,657Job market for 2022
87,991Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 3334 future jobs in the next 3 years.
Sales accounts and business development managers
504,814Job market for 2022
520,770Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 15956 future jobs in the next 3 years.
Management consultants and business analysts
216,953Job market for 2022
222,792Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 5839 future jobs in the next 3 years.
IT business analysts, architects and systems designers
125,243Job market for 2022
128,490Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 3247 future jobs in the next 3 years.
Business and related associate professionals n.e.c.
162,531Job market for 2022
167,668Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 5137 future jobs in the next 3 years.
Marketing associate professionals
200,954Job market for 2022
207,306Estimated job market for 2025Estimated 6352 future jobs in the next 3 years.