Level 2 First Extended Diploma in Business

Overview

An interesting and wide ranging subject, you will learn about business, customer relations and financial control. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands

This is a practical, work-related course that will teach you about business, customer relations and financial control. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.
The course will introduce you to various areas of employment and provide you with a good basis to progress to a more advanced work-related qualification. You will develop practical skills and a theoretical understanding of the world of business, whilst having a chance to explore career opportunities within this vast world. It is vocationally based and you will study units in Marketing, Law, Management, Administration, Finance and Human Resources.

Qualification
BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business

Duration
Two years

Progression
Progression routes shown are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
• Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business
• Level 3 in Criminology & Law

Employment options may include:
• Starting your own business
• Apprenticeships in a range of fields, including management

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• Apprenticeships in Business

Course Costs
Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course. There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.

Aged 16-18 years
There are no tuition or examination fees

Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course)
Tuition Fee £945 | Registration/Exam Fee £135

What does this subject include?

Topics you will cover include:
• Personal & Business Finance including Bookkeeping
• Working in Business Teams & Team Leading
• Business Support or Administration
• Personal Selling
• Running Businesses Online
• Enterprise & Business Start-up
• Retail
Assessment is continuous and industry related, with assignments, tests, projects and practical work being completed throughout the year. You will help to plan, run and assess two events during your course. All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.

What is the structure of the course?

Two of the units will be externally assessed which will involve an exam based approach. Assessment of other units of the programme is through completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Five GCSE passes at grade E (grade 2) or above, (including maths and English)
  • Successful interview and initial assessment
  • You will need to demonstrate an enthusiasm for this subject area

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