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BTEC Business and Enterprise at Level 3

5 December 2022

This page covers our BTEC Level 3 qualifications in Business, Enterprise and Marketing:

  • BTEC Nationals in Business
  • BTEC Nationals in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • BTEC Nationals in Marketing

In addition there are two sections to support the delivery and assessment of these qualifications.

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The delivery support page includes the following:

  • getting started and recorded training
  • delivery planning
  • induction
  • networking
  • professional bodies partnerships (ACCA, CII, CIM, CMI)
  • free and paid-for resources

The assessment support page includes the following:

  • internally assessed units (including assessment guidance)
  • externally assessed units (grade boundaries, grade statistics)

The assessment format of Unit 2 (Developing a Marketing Campaign) changed from January 2022.

This unit (31489H) forms part of the external assessment on the

  • Level 3 BTEC Nationals in Business
  • Level 3 BTEC Nationals in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

This overview summarises the key changes.

Read the Unit 2 overview

The Colour Accounting Learning System offers a fresh approach to the teaching of accounting using a concept map which provides a visual representation of the accounting framework that your learners can use to acquire and organise their knowledge.

This learning system is introduced in a free course for teachers on the website. The course is called Teach Accounting with Confidence and takes you through the Business finance aspects of Unit 3 on the BTEC Nationals.

Find out more about the Colour Accounting Learning System




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Recorded training

Getting Started: ways to teach and assess BTEC Nationals in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

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The Level 3 BTEC Nationals in Marketing are not eligible for inclusion in performance tables but are eligible for funding.

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Schemes of work and Delivery Guides

This are now available on the qualification page (please choose Course Materials and then Teaching and Learning Materials)

Go to the qualification page.

Recorded training

Getting Started with the BTEC Nationals in Marketing

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BTEC Marketing Plus

We have a new digital resource called Marketing Plus to support this qualification.

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The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the world’s leading professional body for marketing, with over 28,000 members worldwide, of which there are over 2,500 Chartered Marketers. CIM’s mission is to create a marketing advantage for the benefit of professionals, business and society with a focus on export, data and skills.

Go to our CIM partner page


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Support for BTEC qualifications

The new BTEC options tool has been designed to help you talk to learners about their next steps.  The website civers employability skills and post-BTEC career options.

We have also provided a poster and an editable teacher handout.

Go to the recruiting learners page

This Routes to Success page could be useful in informing conversations at open evenings and when discussing next steps with learners.

BTEC Works is designed to help you have conversations with learners and parents about next steps.


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