This one year full time course will provide you with a broad educational base for a range of business careers. It will also give you the qualifications you need to progress to further education.
The BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business is made up of 2 core units and 1 mandatory unit with 9 optional specialist units.
Unit 01: Enterprise in the Business World
Unit 02: Finance for Business externally assessed
Unit 09: Principles of Marketing externally assessed
PLUS 9 OTHER OPTIONAL
Unit 03: Promoting a Brand
Unit 04: Principles of Customer Service
Unit 05: Sales and Personal Selling
Unit 06: Introducing Retail Business
Unit 07: Providing Business Support
Unit 08: Recruitment, Selection and Employment
Unit 10: Using Business Documentation
Unit 11: Building Successful Business Teams
Unit 16: Enhancing the Customer Experience
The course includes two core units, one of which is externally assessed. The remaining optional specialist units are internally assessed. Evidence for assessment can be generated through a range of activities, including portfolio based assessment, role play, practical performance and verbal presentations. Some units will be assessed through externally assessed examination.
An overall course grade Distinction, which is equal to 4 GCSE grades at A, will enable you to progress to a higher qualification such as BTEC Level 3 Ext Diploma in Business, or to enter employment.
You will be required to have 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (including Grade 3 in English Language and Maths)