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 1: Enterprise in the Business World
Unit 2: Finance for Business externally assessed Mandatory Unit
Unit 9: Principles of Marketing externally assessed
PLUS 9 OTHER OPTIONAL SPECIALIST UNITS
Unit 3: Promoting a Brand
Unit 4: Principles of Customer Service
Unit 5: Sales and Personal Selling
Unit 6: Introducing Retail Business
Unit 7: Providing Business Support
Unit 8: Recruitment, Selection and Employment
Unit 10: Using Business Documentation
Unit 11: Building Successful Business Teams
Unit 16: Enhancing the Customer Experience
This course includes two core units of which 1 is one mandatory unit 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.
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)