Grade 5 in GCSE Maths and Grade 4 in GCSE English Language.
There will be a combination of internally assessed practical projects and assignments, together with externally assessed examined units (roughly 60% exam and 40% coursework). Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* are awarded which are equivalent to A Levels for the purpose of university entrance.
The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Business
is widely accepted and accredited by the great majority of universities as an excellent foundation for degree study. Business Studies is one of the fastest growing university subjects and one of the largest.
You will be able to go on to a wide variety of degree courses in Business, Management and many related subjects or you can use it to access the professional world when you leave College.
The BTEC Level 3 National in Business will prepare you particularly for a career in Business, Management, Administration, Marketing, Human Resources etc., but wherever you end up working, it is likely to be in a business.