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1 Presentation Title runs here l 00/00/00 0 Thinking of studying a BTEC in Business?

2 Business 1 Could you be the next…Tim Campbell, MBE? 2005: Won The Apprentice earning £100,000 salary. 2007: Set up Bright Ideas Trust to help budding entrepreneurs. 2007: Became a Social Enterprise Ambassador as part of a government initiative that aims to apply modern business solutions to social and environmental problems. 2012: Made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to enterprise culture. The first apprentice to be hired by Lord Alan Sugar, he has gone on to become founder of Bright Ideas Trust, which gives young entrepreneurs a chance to start up in business with equity funding and advice from business experts.

3 Thinking of studying a BTEC in Business? In this presentation you’ll find 2 Working in the Business sector The skills and knowledge you need What you’ll learn studying a BTEC Why choose a BTEC? Recognised by universities and employers Your journey through education Succeed with BTEC A ‘real world’ approach to learning Where can BTEC take you? My story… Kirsty Fishwick, BTEC Business Student of the Year Your career choices with a BTEC Who can help me? Ask your teacher and find out more

4 Working in the Business Sector 1

5 Working in the Business sector The Skills you need 4 Alongside your business skills, you’ll need: Internet research, using applications for presenting ideas or producing an ePortfolio Finding innovative business solutions or presenting ideas in a compelling way Across many functions such as HR, customer services, sales and marketing Digital skills Creative skills Communication skills

6 BTEC Business What you’ll learn 5 BTEC in Business teaches the knowledge and skills you need to work in business Learn about different types of business and their place in the diverse world of business Investigate factors affecting a start-up business and assess the potential risks Apply numeracy skills for business management such as budgeting, planning and making a profit

7 Why choose BTEC? 2

8 Why choose BTEC? 5 reasons 7 Recognised by schools, colleges, universities and employers Progress to further education, training and employment Practical, real-world approach to learning Assessment happens throughout the course 1 2 3 4 Present your work in a variety of ways 5

9 Your journey through education and training 8 Qualification Map BTEC Entry 3/Level 1 BTEC FirstsGCSE Levels 1 & 2 (Key Stage 4) BTEC NationalsA Levels (GCE) Level 3 (Key Stage 5) Further Education Higher Education BTEC Apprenticeships Employment BTEC Firsts can be studied as part of a broad and balanced curriculum, either alongside GCSE or as part of a Study Programme. After completing a BTEC First, learners can go on to study BTEC Nationals, A levels or a combination of the two.

10 Succeed with BTEC 9 Taking a level 2 BTEC alongside five GCSEs adds 5.9 % more to earning power than just taking GCSEs. Every year over 100,000 BTEC students successfully apply to university in the UK. BTEC can boost your lifetime earnings by up to £92,000. Source: Statistics taken from Returns to BTEC Vocational Qualifications, London Economics (October 2010) Query on last comment re: footer

11 A ‘real world’ approach to learning 10 BTECs let you present your work in a way that suits your style and makes the best of what you produce Being observed in a role play or in a real work situation Website or an ePortfolio – an online bank of your work Giving a presentation to an audience Producing posters and leaflets to promote a business With BTEC, you'll be assessed throughout the course, on a range of assignments, rather than in one final exam

12 Where can BTEC take you? 3

13 Outstanding BTEC Business and Enterprise Student Kirsty Fishwick 12 Kirsty Fishwick Where next for Kirsty? Currently studying BTEC Level 3 in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Will be attending Durham University to study Business Management Kirsty’s BTEC Experience Working independently and as part of a team Talking to entrepreneurs and business leaders Inspiration for work placement and university

14 Web Analyst Accountant Project Manager Marketing Manager BTEC Business opens doors to careers as... 13

15 Who can help me? 4

16 Talk to your teacher to find out more about BTEC in Business 15

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