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Year 11

Year 11

BTEC Level 2 First Award in Business

BTEC First Award in Business is a level 2 qualification however is graded at Level 2 Pass, Merit and Distinction. This is a 120 guided-learning-hour qualification, which has core and additional units. 25% of the qualification is externally assessed, 75% of the qualification is internally assessed where students are required to complete a series of assignments.

Core Units

Unit 1 - Enterprise in the Business World – Students have already completed and submitted learning aim A.  They are now working on completing learning aim B and C.

Unit 2 – Students completed all the learning and sat the external examination in June 2016 whilst in year 10.  There is an opportunity to re-sit this examination in year 11.

Additional Units

Unit 3 - Promoting a Brand – Learning aim A and B

Unit 8 - Recruitment, Selection and Employment – Learning aim A, B and C

 

Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Award in Business

Year

Unit

Core Units

Assessment Method

GLH

10/11

1

Enterprise in the Business World

Internal Assignment

30

10

2

Finance for Business

External Online Exam

30

 

 

Additional Specialist

11

3

Promoting a Brand

Internal Assignment

30

11

8

Recruitment, selection and employment

Internal Assignment

30


The school will be moving from Fronter to Canvas.  As before, deadlines will be given to students to submit their work onto Canvas.  After work has been marked students are given a two week window to improve and re-submit any alterations.  This work must be completed in their time; students will not be allocated any lesson time.

Course specification

Edexcel                  600/4786/0              BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Business

Useful websites

www.edexcel.org.uk                               www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bitesize

Contact: Curriculum leader for Business Studies: Ms Sethi  m.sethi@parkhighstanmore.org.uk