BTEC Tech Award in Business Studies

This qualification is a Technical Award equivalent in size to one GCSE. It is designed for pre-16 students working at level 2 who want to engage in a practical study of how real world businesses work, develop and make a profit, while developing some technical business and employability skills within their Key Stage 4 curriculum.


What will students study as part of this qualification?

During Component 1, students will:

  • examine the characteristics of enterprises
  • explore how market research helps enterprises meet customer needs and understand competitor behaviour
  • investigate the factors that contribute to the success of an enterprise
  • develop transferable skills, such as research and data analysis in order to interpret their findings

During Component 2, students will:

  • explore ideas and plan for a micro–enterprise activity
  • pitch a micro–enterprise activity in a dragons den style
  • review their own pitch for a micro–enterprise activity
  • develop their planning and research, presentation, communication and self–reflection skills

During Component 3, students will:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of elements of promotion and financial
  • interpret and use promotional and financial information in relation to a given enterprise
  • make connections between different factors influencing a given enterprise
  • advise and provide recommendations to a given enterprise on ways to improve its performance.


Potential Careers

Some of the career opportunities from studying Business Enterprise would be General Management, Product Management, Self-employed, Marketing Business Advisor or into University.


Useful links or websites:

Business Enterprise Specification

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