This course is for students who want to progress onto a Level 3 qualification in Business or related subjects.
The course is unit based and includes the following units:
- Enterprise in the Business World
- Finance for Business
- Principles of Marketing
- Promoting a Brand
- Providing Business Support
- Building Successful Teams
- Sales and Personal Selling
- Financial Planning and Forecasting
Plus students will continue to study maths and/or English
4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English.
The Level 2 Extended Certificate is a one-year qualification which will prepare you for a range of careers in business,for example retail, administration and online business.
With further training or study, learners may progress into Business related careers such as accounting, administration, customer service, marketing, HR, IT personnel or sales.
The BTEC Level 2 in Business prepares you both for employment and more advanced Level 3 courses such as a BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Business, Accounting or Law.
The majority of the units are assessed and graded by course work assignments. Two units are externally assessed with one e-test and one written paper. An overall grade for the qualification is awarded to all learners who successfully complete all units. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. The coursework is assessed through a range of methods including assignments, projects, presentations, role-plays and tests. Throughout the year you will build up a portfolio of work to show that you have passed each unit.