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Business BTEC Level 2 Diploma

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business will appeal to students who are interested in developing an understanding of how businesses work, develop and make a profit.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have attained a GCSE grade D profile or equivalent. A discussion will take place at interview and again at course confirmation to ensure that this course is appropriate in type and level to your needs. Some C grades would be preferred and a good level of English & Maths.

Course Content

You will learn about all aspects of Business and will study 11 units including:

Enterprise in the Business World
Finance for Business*
Promoting a Brand
Sales and personal Selling
Recruitment, Selection and Employment
Principles of Marketing*
Small Business Planning
Introducing Project Management
Delivering and Improving Customer Service
Introducing International Business
Working in Business Teams

How will I be taught?

The teaching team will employ a variety of teaching and learning strategies, including teacher input, group discussions, visits, presentations and hands-on use of computers. You will be studying six units at one time, nine in total. Your programme of study is divided into two semesters.

How will I be assessed?

The majority of your units are assessed and graded internally by lecturers.  There are two units (which have been * above) which are externally assessed, one is paper-based and one is an online assessment.  An overall grade for the qualification is awarded to all students who successfully complete all units.  Grades awarded are PP to D*D*.  There will be assignment tasks for all internally assessed units.  These could include reports, presentations, role-play and other portfolio assessments.

Will I need any extra equipment?

You will need stationery such as a notepad, pen, calculator, and use of a computer and a USB.

What qualifications will I get?

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business.

What will it allow me to do in the future?

The course is designed to provide a broad education as a basis for further training, further and higher education or for moving into employment. Completion of this course with a Merit grade will allow you to progress to the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business or if a Distinction or Distinction * is achieved, progression can be made onto the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business.

Course Information

Students, aged over 19 on the 1 September of the year the course commences will be required to pay tuition and examination/assessment fees. There are a number of grants available for students on low incomes and for those studying on a first time qualification. Details will be given at interview.

The course information is accurate at the time of printing but is subject to change.

If you would like further advice and guidance please contact Reception on freephone 0800 056 0511.

Please quote the course code when making enquiries. The code for this course is: BFDBU

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