BTEC Level 2 First Ext Certificate in Business

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



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.  This course can be taken alongside English Language or Maths GCSE retakes.

  • Course units...


    Unit 01: Enterprise in the Business World

    Unit 02: Finance for Business

    Unit 09: Principles of Marketing


    Examples of further 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 13: Financial Planning and Forecasting

  • Course assessment...

    Evidence for assessment can be generated through a range of activities including portfolio-based assessment, role play, practical performance and verbal presentations. Two units will be assessed externally through externally on-screen and paper based examinations.

  • 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 Level 3 qualification such as BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business (equal to 3 A levels), 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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