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Business: BTEC National Level 3 Extended Certificate in Business 

Curriculum Map

KS5 

Course: 

Y12 Content 

Y12 Key Assessment 

Y13 Content 

Y13 Key Assessment 

Autumn 1 

Topic title 

Unit 1 – Exploring Business.  Features contributing to the success of contrasting businesses.  

Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign.  Externally assessed controlled assessment in May/June  

Introduction to the principles and purposes of marketing 

Using information to develop a rationale 

Formative coursework assessment. 

Summative topics tests.   

Topic title 

Unit 3 – Personal and Business Finance continued.  Externally assessed exam January. 

Understand the purpose of accounting. 

Types of income and expenditure 

Sources of Finance 

Cash flow forecasts 

Break-even analysis 

  

Unit 8 – Recruitment and Selection Process 

Examine how effective recruitment and selection contribute to business success. 

Summative topics tests.  

Personal Finance Test 

Exam question practise. 

Formative coursework assessment. 

Autumn 2 

Topic title 

Unit 1 – Exploring Business.  Features contributing to the success of contrasting businesses. 

Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign.  Externally assessed controlled assessment in May/June 

Planning and developing a marketing campaign 

Formative coursework assessment. 

Summative topics tests.   

Exam questions practise.  

Unit 3 – Personal and Business Finance continued.  Externally assessed exam January. 

Statement of comprehensive income 

Statement of financial position 

Ratio analysis 

Unit 8 – Recruitment and Selection Process 

Examine how effective recruitment and selection contribute to business success. 

 Summative topics tests.  

Exam question practise. 

Mock exam 1 

Mock exam 2 

Formative coursework assessment. 

Spring 1 

Topic title 

Unit 1 – Exploring Business.  The effects of the environment on a business 

Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign.  Externally assessed controlled assessment in May/June 

The marketing campaign and the appropriateness of the campaign 

Formative coursework assessment. 

Summative topics tests.   

Exam questions practise. 

Mock controlled assessment 1 

Unit 3 – Personal and Business Finance  

Unit 8 – Recruitment and Selection Process Undertake a recruitment activity to demonstrate the processes leading to a successful job offer. 

Re-cap Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign for those who want to re-take in May/June 

Exam January  

Formative coursework assessment. 

Spring 2 

Topic title 

Unit 1 – Exploring Business.  The effects of the environment on a business 

Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign.  Externally assessed controlled assessment in May/June 

Formative coursework assessment. 

Summative assessment 

Mock controlled assessment 2 

Unit 8 – Recruitment and Selection Process 

Undertake a recruitment activity to demonstrate the processes leading to a successful job offer. 

Re-cap Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign for those who want to re-take in May/June 

Re-cap Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance for those who want to re-take in May/June. 

Formative coursework assessment. 

Revision 

Summer 1 

Topic title 

Unit 1 – Exploring Business.  How important is innovation and enterprise to today’s business? 

Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign.  Externally assessed controlled assessment in May/June 

Formative coursework assessment. 

Controlled assessment May/June 

Re-cap Unit 2 – Developing a Marketing Campaign for those who want to re-take in May/June 

Re-cap Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance for those who want to re-take in May/June.  

Unit 8 – Recruitment and Selection Process Reflect on the recruitment and selection process and your individual performance. 

Revision 

Exam re-take May/June 

Final - Formative coursework assessment. 

Summer 2 

Topic title 

Unit 1 – Exploring Business.  How important is innovation and enterprise to today’s business? 

Start Unit 3 – Personal and Business Finance 

The function and role of money. 

Different ways to pay. 

Current accounts 

Managing personal finance 

Features of financial institutions Communicating with customers. Consumer protection. 

Information guidance and advice. 

Final - Formative coursework assessment. 

Summative topic tests. 

Exam questions practise. 

   
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