Vocational Level 2 Diploma - First Certificate in Business (BTEC)
Examining Board: Edexcel

Course Overview

This course can help you take your first steps towards a career in the business world. You’ll learn essential skills such as business enterprise, project management, selling and promoting a brand, and financial awareness, from planning to making a profit. 

You will have the opportunity through applied learning to develop core specialist knowledge, skills and understanding required in retail, customer service and enterprise. The course consists of several mandatory units with some externally assessed and others assessed through written assignments, presentations, observations and employer engagement.

The qualification is designed to be taken as part of a one year study programme alongside other vocational qualifications and GCSE resits. This course is equivalent to two GCSE grades. The course equips learners with the essential skills and knowledge to progress onto an apprenticeship, retail-related employment or progress onto a level 3 vocational qualification.

You can also take part in enrichment activities at the College within your study programme. Study visits to Disneyland Paris and Cadburys will be available, as well as arranged visits by motivational speakers and to local businesses with the opportunity to take part in external team building.

To do this course you need the following:

  • GCSE English and Mathematics at grade D/3 or above plus a range of GCSEs at C/4/D/3 grades.

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