Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Business

Exam Board: OCR

In Year 12 you will study a variety of topics.

The first unit is the Business Environment (examined) covering all the fundamental business principals, such as ownership, aims and objectives, ethics and finance.

The second unit is Project Management (coursework) where you will plan and manage a large, special event and lastly the Customers and Communication unit (coursework), which involves preparing a marketing proposal for a local company.

In Year 13 you will prepare a report on Accounting Concepts (coursework) linking to the financial and legal requirements for a firm to follow. There is also a unit based on recruitment and training in organisations, Working in Business (coursework).


70% coursework / 30% examination


General college entry requirements only.

Where can it lead?

University courses

Business Studies, Management, Marketing and Accountancy.


Administration/Logistics/Warehouse management

Career paths

People management, marketing promotion, finance and recruitment. Students also develop skills and knowledge related to setting up their own business through the project management unit.

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