BTEC First Award in Business

“Encourages personal development of knowledge and skills relevant to the business world through practical participation in a range of vocational business activities.”

Qualification

BTEC

 

Awarding Body

Pearson

 

No course specification provided

 

Who to contact for more information about this course

 

Queries should be directed to Ms Huntley or Mrs Wigham

 

Years taught

 

Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11

 

About this course

The Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Business has been developed in the business sector and aims to:

 

  • encourage personal development of knowledge and skills relevant to the business world through practical participation in a range of vocational business activities

  • give learners a wider understanding and appreciation of the broad range of business specialisms through selection of optional specialist units

  • encourage learners to develop their people, communication, planning and team working skills by having the opportunity to select from optional units available in the qualification structure

  • provide education and training for employees in the business sector

  • give opportunities for business employees to achieve a nationally recognised level 1 or level 2 vocationally-specific qualifications

  • give full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the business sector or to progress to other vocational qualifications, such as the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Business

  • give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life

 

Mandatory Units

 

  • Unit 1: Enterprise in the Business World

  • Unit 2: Finance for Business

 

Optional Units

 

  • Unit 3: Promoting a Brand

  • Unit 4: Principles of Customer Service

  • Unit 5: Sales and Personal Selling

  • Unit 6: Introducing Retail Business

  • Unit 7: Providing Business Support

  • Unit 8: Recruitment, Selection and Employment

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Helen Vasey

Studio West
West Denton Way
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE5 2SZ

Tel: 0191 481 3710

Email: admin@studiowest.newcastle.sch.uk

 

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