Business, Health, Travel and Hospitality

Business

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Business
http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/business-2012-nqf.html

Year 10

Autumn Term

Business Finance – identifying and calculating business costs and revenue, calculating break-even in different ways and calculating profit & loss.

Sales and Personal Selling – describing the functions, role, skills and knowledge of sales staff.

Spring Term

Business Finance – Business accounts, cashflow forecast.

Sales and Personal Selling – Explaining the process of selling, business environment and legislation.

Summer Term

Sales and Personal Selling – Dealing with customers, how to handle complaints.

Sales and Personal Selling – Demonstrations of personal selling and handling complaints.

Year 11

Autumn Term

Investigating Business – Understanding different types of tax, the economy, political parties and business trends.

Spring Term

Investigating Business – Plan an idea for a new business venture and produce a detailed business plan and model.

Recruitment and Selection – Understand business functional areas, different business job roles and organisation structures.

Summer Term

Recruitment and Selection – Produce documentation for specific job roles, how to apply for a job, take part in a job interviews and career planning.

BTEC Extended Certificate Diploma in Business (Sixth Form)

BTEC Business gives you either a great introduction to the world of work or is the perfect extension to those who have studied BTEC Level 2 Business. It is assessed purely on coursework so if exams aren’t your thing then this is the course for you. You can choose either a single or double option to gain qualifications equivalent to 1 or 2 ‘A’ Levels.

What will I learn?

This qualification will help develop your practical knowledge, skills and understanding in preparation for your chosen career path. You will investigate topics including:

  • Business Environment
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Health and Safety

 

Qualification equivalence: A Level
Course contact: Mrs Penny
Assessment: Coursework
Additional entry requirements: Level 2 in Business preferred, Grade 4 in GCSE English
Suggested combinations: Travel, ICT, Health and Social Care
Link: http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-nationals/business-2016.html

Travel

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Travel and Tourism
http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/travel-and-tourism-2013-nqf.html

Year 10

Autumn Term

Types of tourism, types of travel, principles of sustainable tourism, UK economy and the role of consumer technology in travel and tourism.

Industries in the travel and tourism sector, trade and professional bodies in travel and tourism, types of organisations and their characteristics and interrelationships between travel and tourism organisations

Spring Term

UK Travel and Tourism Destinations – Capital cities, seaside resorts, national parks, cultural and historical destinations and areas of outstanding beauty.

UK Travel and Tourism Destinations – Appeal of different types of UK destinations, different types of visitors their characteristics and needs, destinations increasing their appeal to different visitor types.

Summer Term

UK Travel and Tourism Destinations – UK gateway airports, UK seaports, road and rail travel and examples of UK travel with typical routes.

UK Travel and Tourism Destinations – Sources of information and UK holiday planning, producing detailed itineraries for different customer types.

BTEC Travel & Tourism (Sixth Form)

Travel and Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Each year around 922 million tourists travel around the world spending nearly £600 billion. The UK alone earns £24 billion per year from foreign tourists. We spend £45 billion on tourism. One in every eight people is employed in the tourist industry. If you are interested in a career in this multi-billion pound industry, a Level 3 qualification in Travel and Tourism is a good starting point.

This qualification gives you an overview of Travel and Tourism and how the different
components link together.

You will explore real organisations and become familiar with the products and services that they offer to customers. You will study the UK and Europe as tourist destinations and learn to appreciate the wide variety of attractions, accommodation and services that they have to offer.

Careers in Travel and Tourism can include:

  • Event Management
  • Tourism Development
  • Tour Guiding Services
  • Hotel Management
  • Customer Services
Qualification equivalence: A Level
Course contact: Mrs Penny
Assessment: Coursework
Additional entry requirements: GCSE Grade 4 in English and Level 2 in Travel & Tourism preferred
Suggested combinations: Business, Health & Social Care, ICT
Link: www.edexcel.com/btec

Health

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Health and Social Care
http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/health-and-social-care-2012-nqf.html

Year 10

Autumn Term

Human Lifestyle Development – Human growth and development across the life stages.

Health and Social Care Services and Values – Different health care services and how they meet service user needs, different social care services and how they meet service user needs.

Spring Term

Human Lifestyle Development – Factors affecting growth and development.

Health and Social Care Services and Values – Barriers to accessing services, different types of barrier and how they can be overcome by the service providers or users.

Summer Term

Human Lifestyle Development – Different types of life events, coping with change caused by life events.

Health and Social Care Services and Values – Demonstrate care values and review own practice.

Year 11

Autumn Term

Health and Social Care Values – Explore the care values that underpin current practice in Health and Social Care.

Spring Term

Health and Social Care Values – Investigate ways of empowering individuals who use health and social care services.

Effective Communication in Health and Social Care –  Investigate different forms of communication.

Summer Term

Effective Communication in Health and Social Care –  Investigate barriers to communication in Health and Social Care.

BTEC Extended Certificate Health & Social Care (Sixth Form)

The number and variety of careers in the health and social care sectors has increased greatly, and will continue to do so. There is a growing demand for qualified people to work in the Health and Social Care services. The Health & Social Care course is assessed purely on coursework so if exams aren’t your thing, then this is the course for you.

The core elements of the course include:

  • Effective Communication
  • Equality, Diversity and Rights
  • Health, Safety and Security

You will also get the opportunity to choose from a wide range of units which will give you a broad insight into Health & Social Care.

All students will also have the opportunity to go on work experience in a Health or Social Care setting.

Health Careers

  • Nurse
  • Paramedic
  • Physio
  • Midwife
  • Dentist
  • Speech Therapist

Social Care Careers

  • Social Worker
  • Nursery Teacher
  • Special Needs
  • Care Assistant
  • Carer
  • Nursery Nurse
AND MANY MORE!!
Qualification equivalence: A Level
Course contact: Mrs Penny
Assessment: Coursework
Additional entry requirements: Grade 4 in GCSE English, Level 2 Health & Social Care preferred.
Suggested combinations: Science, Maths, Business, ICT
Link: http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-nationals/health-and-social-care-2016.html

Hospitality

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Hospitality
http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/hospitality-2013-nqf.html

Year 10

Autumn Term

Introducing the Hospitality Industry – Understand hospitality operations, operational processes and trends and issues affecting the hospitality industry and how the industry responds to these

Introducing the Hospitality Industry –  The structure and services of the hospitality industry, business ownership,  and type of support given by other industries to the hospitality industry.

Spring Term

Planning, Preparing, Cooking and Finishing Food –  Planning a meal using a range of ingredients,

Food Safety and Health and Safety in Hospitality –  Procedures to maintain food safety when storing, preparing, cooking and serving food and food safety hazards in hospitality businesses.

Summer Term

Planning, Preparing, Cooking and Finishing Food – Preparing different types of food items and tools, equipment used to prepare food and the importance of quality of food

Food Safety and Health and Safety in Hospitality – Controls and monitoring procedures for food safety hazards in hospitality businesses and reasons to follow appropriate procedures to maintain food safety