Key features of the Pearson BTEC First Award in Business:

This is a level 2 qualification graded at Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction and Level 2 Distinction*
Presents knowledge in a work-related context
Encourages personal development of skills and knowledge relevant to the business world through practical participation in a range of vocational business activities
Gives learners a wider understanding and appreciation of the broad range of business specialisms
Encourages learners to develop their people, communication, planning and team-working skills
Provides education and training for employees in the business sector
Gives learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life

The BTEC Business Course gives learners a more in-depth look into how businesses operate, covering everything from small independent businesses to multinational corporations. The course will also cover a wide range of sectors and industries and will also take a look at the internal and external influences on business 


How is the course assessed?

The assessment approach allows learners to receive feedback on their progress throughout the course as learners provide evidence towards set assessment criteria.

Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range of diverse activities including; assignment and project coursework, case studies, workplace assessment, role play and presentations.

25% of the qualification is externally assessed in an examination (Unit 2 - Finance for Business).

Learners are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and achievement, taking into account of the industry
standards for behaviour and performance.

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