Business Level 2 Extended Certificate and Diploma

Entry Qualifications

Five grade Ds or 3s at GCSE, or equivalent, including English Language.

What will I study?

For business you will study a range of units covering:

1. Business Purposes

2. Business Organisations

3. Financial Forecasting for Business

4. People in Organisations

5. The Marketing Plan

6. Verbal and non-verbal communication in business contexts

7. Business Communication through documents

8. Customer Relations in Business

9. Business Online

If you achieve at least a 4/C in English Language and one other 4/C grade you may be able to take the Business Level 2 Diploma with a work placement included.

How will I study?

Learning takes place through a variety of teaching methods e.g. teacher-led sessions. Students will produce individual projects and assignments involving their own research and therefore need to work on their own account. Regular homework will be a feature of this course.

How is the course examined?

Students will be assessed by a portfolio assignment for each unit in addition to class work.

The Certificate is equivalent to 2 GCSEs and the Diploma is equivalent to 4 GCSEs.


Where next?

Students can progress onto further education on vocational based courses.

What does the course combine well with?

Any other vocational level 2 subjects. This subject is often taken alongside GCSE English Language and/or Mathematics.

College Entry Requirements

Five grade Ds or 3s at GCSE, or equivalent, including English Language.