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Business & IT – Business BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate- FAST TRACK

Course code: 74242-01

This is a new code which has been set up specifically for students aged 19 and over who wish to undertake a short but intense course in business.

Starting in January 2019, please select 18/19 from the drop down menu for Year of Study.

For more information on the course itself, including content, please follow this link.


Cost £1,987.00 (Subject to change)
When 14/01/2019 Duration6 months
LevelLevel 3 Attendancefull

This course is a fast track version of Business BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate. (If you are interested in this course but are 18 or under, please follow the link above.)

  • Starting January 2019
  • Ending June 2019
  • Full time hours, meaning the timetable will be intense
  • Only available for students aged 19 and over

You will cover a selection of topics:

  • The Business Environment
  • Business Resources
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communication

You will also study 8 optional units covering areas as diverse as accounting, law, team-working and business planning.

The method of teaching used on the course is similar to university so it is an ideal preparation for entry.

If you want to enter employment you will gain many skills such as accounting, team working, and communication.

This makes you a more attractive candidate to prospective employers.

You will be assessed continually by assignments and practical activities, including presentations, and project work. These are externally moderated by the examination body.

You need to be 19 years of age or over and have the following qualifications:

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Mathematics and/or English (or equivalent).

All students should have a genuine interest in Business, a commitment to complete homework and project work on time and the ability to communicate and demonstrate socially acceptable behaviour in College.

As the course is equivalent to 2 A levels, the majority of students progress on to a degree or foundation degree in subjects such as business, marketing, IT or law.

Alternatively, you could enter employment in various areas of business such as accounts, marketing, local government and other public sector organisations.

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