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 into further education. This course can be taken alongside English Language or Maths GCSE retakes.
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 13: Financial Planning and Forecasting
Unit 31: Managing Personal Finances
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 digital and paper-based examinations.
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.
4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (including Grade 3 in English Language and Maths).