Are you considering a career in the world of business? Do you want to be your own boss or grow your skills in areas such as Marketing, Accounting or Events? Do you want a route to progress to a Level 3 qualification? Then this is the course for you. On this course you will build your knowledge of business terms, you will learn about the operations of real businesses and you will develop important skills such as research, ICT use, team work and presentations.
Standard requirements for Level 2 Extended Certificate plus a grade 3 in GCSE Maths.
Your learning will see you gaining an introduction to the exciting world of business, and studying a range of topics that prepare you for Level 3 study or even an apprenticeship or entry to the workplace. Topics include:
• Promoting products and services, including e-commerce
• The principles of customer service
• Finance for business
• Consumer rights
• Human resources
You will be supported by our outstanding teachers and through practical activities you will gain a real appreciation of what being in business involves.
This qualification includes both internal and external assessment, including two exams and eight assignments. Your assignments are assessed by the teachers and can be graded as pass, merit, distinction or distinction*. Your final grade is determined by the results in all of your assessments and exams, with a final double grade at the end of the course.
Upon completion this qualification prepares you for Level 3 study and is also a stepping stone to employment in the industry, including in an apprenticeship.
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