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Tips

  • Meet every deadline. Don’t leave it to the last minute. The program is entirely coursework based and some assignments are very long, if you fall behind you will be playing catch up the rest of the year.
  • The maximum UCAS points you can get from this course is 360 which is equivalent to DDD (3 Distinctions). Aim to get at least DDM (2 Distinctions, 1 Merit – equivalent to 320 UCAS points) if you want to get in to any decent universities.
  • Make sure to structure your assignments. A well structured assignment will ensure you write about everything you have to, if you are struggling use some of my work as a reference.
  • The units in year one tend to be easier than the units in year two. Get as many distinctions as you can in year one and it will ease the pressure in your final year.
  • Talk to people in your class, often a quick conversation about the task can clear things up and let you crack on with your work.
  • If you really are stuck and you’ve found no help on the web don’t hesitate to ask your tutor, they will give you excellent guidance on what you need to do. They are the ones that will be marking your work so if you know exactly what they want you to do then it’s plain sailing.
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19 responses to “Tips

  1. James Downing

    January 20, 2012 at 2:12 pm

    Hello Jed

    Your website is very impressive and this is a very helpful site. I notice that you have completed Unit 15 Development planning for a career in business. I have downloaded your assignments (thank you very much) and I was wondering if you had a copy of your actual assignment briefs as these would be very useful. If you have them could you please email them to me?

    Thanks James Downing

     
  2. Emma Dye

    April 29, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    This website is going to help me so much! So annoying that you didn’t do Unit 34 though as that’s the one I’m struggling with!

     
  3. rose

    May 15, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Hi Jed,
    Your website is very useful and encouraging. Thanks a lot.
    I really find my course really really hard because i don’t know how to go about it.
    I would really love to know how you did it and any advice would be really useful.
    Thanks again,
    Rose.

     
    • Jed Hatton

      May 18, 2012 at 4:05 pm

      Hey Rose, All I can say is to really work hard on your first year. Make sure you are ahead and on top of things. The entire course is course work, so if you fall behind you will be playing catch up for the rest of the year! Make sure you have the correct books as they honestly give you the answers on a plate – I’ve listed the ones you will need in the ‘Tips’ section. Good luck!

       
      • rick

        July 4, 2012 at 6:14 am

        Hi Jed,
        Im doing the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business course and on my first year and got 7D’s already (predicted DDD-D*D*D* and im stuck on Accouting which im not to confident on and thought I’d give it a go and try and get a D. Long story short so basically I have completed M1/D1 and D2 but have you got the M2 work for this Unit as im not quite fully grasping how to explain the ratio’s and difference between the two years for the Net Profit, Current Ratio, Stock turnover and debtor collection days. I get them it’s just the explination im having trouble with so if you wouldn’t mind could you email it to me or if not ill continue trying to break it down into sections and figuring it out.

         
  4. Ben

    May 29, 2012 at 12:37 am

    Hi Jed,
    I’m actually doing this course in one year – Fast Track. Having a look at your work has given me the confidence to tackle my own assignments, as the lecturers are sometimes too overloaded with work to help me properly. Very impressed by the clarity of your work and grateful that you are sharing this with students like myself.

    Many thanks,
    Benjamin Luong

     
    • Jed Hatton

      May 29, 2012 at 10:43 am

      No problem man, good luck with the course!

       
      • kahed

        June 12, 2012 at 12:21 am

        mate where is unit 13, i cant find it,

         
  5. kanon

    June 12, 2012 at 12:21 am

    if anyone else got unit complete BTEC level 3 can you please send me the course at norfy2010@hotmail.co.uk. thannx

     
  6. BTEC L3 Business Teacher

    August 3, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    Brilliant work Jed. Well done on achieving your DDM (equivalent to A and B grades at A Level)!

    On another note: “You can do what you like with the work; copy it, change it, eat it – I don’t mind!”

    BTEC Level 3 students take note – If you copy (word for word) Jed’s work you are committing PLAGIARISM – passing off someone else’s work as your own.

    EDEXCEL (the BTEC exam board) are so hot on this and anyone who does this risks complete failure! How will you cope if you go to University or have to write a report for your managers in the workplace if you have not learnt how to do the process yourself?

    You wouldn’t be on the BTEC course if you were unable to meet the criteria and therefore complete all of the Units your teachers have set you. Use Jed’s work as your foundation to creating good assignments that you can feel proud about doing by yourself!

    Jed, can I suggest that you do not put up any more information related to your excellent assignments. Why should other people claim glory from all of your hard work?!

    OK – Teacher nag over 😉

     
    • Haseeb

      February 3, 2013 at 4:57 pm

      Hi,
      haseeeb is here.
      I’m new student of BTEC , i want to teach it . Plz if u agre to teach me this sabjact plzz connect me..!!!

       
  7. john

    October 25, 2012 at 10:27 am

    Hi Jed great website. Just wondering what have you done after the course as i am studying this and would like to have some ideas on the future.

     
  8. najiah harsan (@najiahh)

    May 21, 2013 at 1:08 am

    HEY, just want to ask don’t you have unit 6 and unit 34? 🙂

     
  9. mave2000

    September 15, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Finished my course this year so I figured I would start a similar site to Jeds and upload my work if you want a second source for free assignment downloads. Ive done a couple of different units which are available for download so check it out – http://antmave.wix.com/btecbusinessbuddy

     
  10. Mohammed

    January 25, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    I HAVE UNIT 34 IF ANYONE NEEDS IT UP TO DISTINCTION LEVEL feel free to contact me and I will send you it via Email: Hamzak827@gmail.com

     
  11. Joco

    April 22, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    the guy above is a scammer ^ he wont give anyways finishing my course this year June :)!

     
  12. Joco

    April 22, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Even though this was done agees ago btw Jed what are you doing now anyways?

     
  13. sasha

    October 19, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    im stuck on unit 10 could you help me out please

     
  14. jojo

    January 3, 2016 at 1:30 am

    Hi I just wanted ask did you do Unit 25

     

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