St Mary's Catholic College, Wallasey

St Mary's Catholic College
A Voluntary Aided Academy

L3 BTEC National Certificate

This is a practical, work-related course which is equivalent to one A Level, delivered over 2 years.  Students will investigate business concepts and theories and apply them to real businesses.  Learning takes place by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations.  This course is split into units. 2 of which are internally assessed and two which are externally assessed.

The BTEC Business course is a well-established qualification, being highly regarded by both universities and employers.  The course investigates all of the key areas in business including Marketing, Human Resources, Operations Management, Finance, Enterprise and Decision Making. BTEC assignments are completed individually and in groups, which allows students to work in teams and to develop their communication skills.

The following 3 core units will be completed throughout the course, and an additional unit will also be completed in Year 13: