Tech-level Business: Marketing

We've updated qualifications to reflect changes to 2021 exams and assessment.

Read about the changes to 2021 exams for Tech-level Business: Marketing

The last time schools can enter for our Tech-level Business: Marketing will be summer 2020. June 2021 will be the final internally assessed unit certification opportunity, and January 2022 will be the last external exam resit and certification opportunity.

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Specification code: TVQ01020 TVQ01021
  • QAN code: 601/7148/0; 601/7147/9

We’ve designed these advanced, Level 3 technical qualifications in collaboration with employers and professional bodies. They’re aimed at learners aged over 16 wanting to progress into a specific sector through apprenticeships, further study or employment.

Our Tech-level qualifications are included in the Department for Education (DfE)'s performance tables for technical and vocational qualifications aimed at students aged 16 to 19. They also attract UCAS tariff points.

Transferable skills have been contextualised explicitly within each qualification and are a mandatory part of the qualification outcome.

Chartered Institute of Marketing: Letter of support

Marketing: Letters of support


Specification at a glance

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Teaching resources



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Prepare your students for assessment. Past papers, mark schemes and example answers.

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Key dates

  • 19 January 2021 Exam for Level 3 Certificate TVQ Business : Competitive business environment (K/506/6075)
    Series: January 2021
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h
  • 20 January 2021 Exam for Level 3 Certificate TVQ Business : Marketing principles (Y/506/6086)
    Series: January 2021
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 2h
  • 14 June 2021 Exam for Level 3 Certificate TVQ Business: Competitive business environment (K/506/6075)
    Series: June 2021
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h

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After reviewing the proposed AQA Technical qualifications for the Business sector we feel the qualifications provide students with a high level of employability skills

Victoria Disley, Curriculum Manager, Newcastle-under-Lyme College

Thinking about teaching our new Tech-level specification?

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