This practical, work-related course will enable you to learn about business, customer relations and financial control. You will also study specialist units such as personal selling, online business and administrative support. The course is equivalent to 2 or 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C and provides a good basis to progress to further qualifications.
BTEC Level 2 Diploma
BTEC Level 2 Diploma
Level: Level 2
Start Date: 04 September 2017
Students interested in business who wish to improve their career opportunities.
You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will focus on a particular area and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge.
You will study:
All students take the 4 mandatory units:
You will also take specialist units, such as:
You will go on trips and visits relevant to your study and have a 2-week work experience placement.
The course is assessed by means of assignments which are graded, and you will also receive an overall grade for the qualification.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business, Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business and Administration, or employment in a business environment.
2 or more GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above or successful completion of a Foundation Level course with functional skills in maths and English. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.
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