The course is for you if you’re interested in business and you want to build an exciting career in this sector.
You will study the level 2 Extended Certificate in Business programme, which is the equivalent to three GCSEs, alongside GCSE English and Mathematics if required, giving you the potential to achieve five GCSEs in one intensive year.
This course looks at the various aspects of business which will give you an understanding of business through exploring a variety of subjects. It will allow you to gain access to the Extended Diploma in Business Programme.
This course has been specifically designed to allow you to gain the skills, knowledge and experiences required by local employers in the business sector. It has a mix of practical and theory-based units which are assessed through exams and coursework.
A member of our BTEC business team will discuss your potential to gain an offer of a place on this course via an informal interview.
For the work experience unit you will gain employability skills before taking on a week of experience, on placement, in a sector you are interested in.
Assessment is through practical tasks, group work, individual assignments and an exam in finance and an exam in marketing.
You could progress onto further study on a level 3 qualification or an apprenticeship in business-related subjects, alternatively, you could enter full-time employment in the business sector.
In the coming months before commencing your studies please contact the Programme Leaders (or this can be programme support teams etc) if we can offer any further guidance before joining us: