BTEC Level 2 First Ext Certificate in Business

  • Course type: BTEC Level 2 Certificate
  • Awarding/exam body: Pearson

Introduction

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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.

  • Course units...

    Unit 01: Enterprise in the Business World
    Unit 02: Finance for Business externally assessed

    MANDATORY UNIT
    Unit 09: Principles of Marketing externally assessed

    PLUS 9 OTHER OPTIONAL
    SPECIALIST UNITS
    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

  • Course assessment...

    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.

  • This course can lead to...

    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.

  • Entry requirements...

    You will be required to have 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (including Grade 3 in English Language and Maths)

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