Business BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate

Course type: Level 2 Diplomas • Awarding/exam body: Pearson
Equivalent to 4 GCSEs

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

MANDATORY 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 OF Distinction, which is equal to 4 GCSE grades at A, enables 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

4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (including Grade 3 in English Language and Maths)