Business CTEC Level 3 (Cambridge Technical)


Examination Board:                      OCR


Why take this subject?


Previous experience of Business is not needed to take this subject. The most important thing you need in order to take a vocational qualification in Business is a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in Business, a willingness to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively, whilst sticking to deadlines.


Who should take the course?


This course is suitable for students who wish to continue in full time education and gain a qualification in the field of Business. It provides vocational study within the business sector and is recognised by employees in these fields. It also provides opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in both academic and working life.


What is the course about?


Unit 1 – The Business Environment

Unit 2-  Working in Business

Unit 4 – Customers and Communication

Unit 5- Marketing and Market Research

Unit 16- Principals of Project Management.


How is it assessed?


The assessment is a mixture of school set coursework assignments, controlled assessment in the form of tasks set and marked by the board and a single test. The work is graded, pass, merit or distinction and it is the combination of the marks for all the units taken that will determine the overall grade.

All CTEC equivalences carry the same amount of UCAS points as A levels.