BTEC Level 3 Business

Exam Board


Entry Requirements

Students require a minimum of 5 A*-C grades at GCSE (new GCSE Grade 4) or equivalent, including a grade 4 or above in English or Mathematics.

Course Outline

The course consists of four core units plus eight specialist units. The course is structured around formal classes, seminars, tutorials, visits and practical experience with
experts from industry. It also includes opportunities for
work placements.

Units include:

  • The Business Environment
  • The Economic Environment
  • Business resources
  • Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Accounting
  • Managing Business Events


Assessment is ongoing throughout the two years and includes externally assessed exams, assignments, presentations and other portfolio based evidence.

Into the future…

On successful completion of a BTEC National qualification
in Business, students can progress to employment
and/or continue their study at university level in related fields, including degrees such as Business, Marketing or Finance.