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BTEC Technical Advanced Certificate

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs (Grades 9-4) or BTEC Level 2 Diploma (Merit) in a related subject or equivalent, including English and Maths.


The BTEC Technical Advanced Diploma is a work related course. Students will complete projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, with particular focus on finance, ICT, law and marketing. Time management is essential and learners should enjoy completing coursework and undertaking research. 

This two-year course is equivalent to three A Levels and will equip students with the necessary skills to progress to employment and higher education. As part of the course, learners will visit a range of workplaces and will receive input from the College's many prestigious Business Partners.

The course comprises 13 units - 7 core units and 6 optional units. The optional units will explore particular topics in depth, whilst also developing a range of specialist skills.

The core units of the BTEC Technical Advanced Diploma include:

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business


The course is assessed both internally and externally by set tasks and examinations.

Career Paths

The Technical Advanced Diploma is highly valued by employers and leads to a wide variety of professional and higher education fields, including Finance, Human Resources, Management and Marketing.