BTEC National Certificate In Business And Legal Studies


In Blackburn

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Blackburn (Lancashire)
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Feilden Street Blackburn, BB2 1LH


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Course programme

A BTEC National is practical work related course where students learn by completing Business and Legal projects and assignments based on realistic work place situations. The BTEC National Certificate is equivalent to 2 A levels.

Who Will The Programme Benefit? Studying a combination of business and legal units will benefit those who wish to have a wide range of options for pursuing a career in a business/legal environment. Equally, those wishing to continue to study at a higher level will have the opportunity of achieving qualifications necessary for progression.

What Are The Aims Of The Programme? The programme aims to provide a firm foundation for many areas of business and law and to enable students to build on their natural aptitudes, interests and skills.

What Qualfications Do I Need To Join The Programme? Students should have at least one of the following:
A BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at merit grade. Pass grade may be acceptable depending on reference and interview
At least four GCSEs at grades A*-C including English

What Will I Do On The Programme? The course is made up of 18 business units - 4 core units and 8 specialist units. The specialist units explore particular topics in depth. All students take these 4 core units:
- Exploring Business Activity
- Investigating Business Resources
- Introduction to Marketing
- Effective People, Communcation & Information
Legal units
- Legal Environment
- Criminal Law
- Legal Aspects of Administration

How Will I Be Assessed On The Programme? A number of different methods are used; you will be a member of a small tutor group carrying out individual and group work. You will be assessed through assignment work.

A Day In The Life Of A Business And Legal Student This could involve:
Carrying out a mock trial
Planning a trip to the Old Bailey, London
Attending a Human resource seminar at a local firm
Applying to university
Becoming a student representative
Setting up a business
Running an advertising campaign

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BTEC National Certificate In Business And Legal Studies

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