Business & IT – Business BTEC Level 2 First Certificate
Course Code: 73021-01
This is a great beginners course to business. Students will learn the basics about business, including finance and marketing.
|Cost||16-18 No Fee, 19+ £1,200 (Fees may be subject to change)|
|When 09/09/2019||Duration1 year|
This is a one year course giving you an introduction to all aspects of business.
it will give you the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and develop skills in the business areas such as marketing, finance, sales, recruitment and retail.
It will also support progression to a Level 3 course or an apprenticeship.
You will study 3 mandatory units:
- Enterprise in the Business World
- Finance for Business (externally assessed)
- Principles of Marketing (externally assessed)
You will also study a range of internally assessed units such as:
- Promoting a Brand
- Principles of Customer Service
- Building Successful Teams
- Business Online
You will also develop your functional skills in English and Maths, or study these at GCSE.
On this course, you will develop the study skills to enable you to progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Business.
If you wish to enter employment on completion, you will gain many skills which will be desirable to employers, such as finance, team working, and communication. These all make you a more attractive candidate to prospective employers.
You will also develop your IT skills, along with communication and employability skills.
Two of the units on the Business Certificate are externally set and marked, as indicated. The rest of the units are internally assessed.
The English and Maths assessments are externally set and marked.
Here at Keighley College, you will have the resources you need to complete your course, such as computer access and extensive learning resource facilities.
We also have excellent student support services to help guide you on your way during the course.
A minimum of 4 GCSE’s at Grade D including Mathematics or English, a Foundation Degree (equivalent to 5 GCSE’s at Grades D to G, NVQ1 or satisfactory completion of a Foundation learning programme at Level 1 with a minimum of 37 credits.
Some courses may require the achievement of additional specific qualifications/grades. For example, applicants to the Level 2 practical programmes may be required to demonstrate that they have the relevant skills at Level 1.
Students who obtain a Level 2 Merit grade or Distinction and pass their functional skills / GCSE’s may progress on to one of a range of Level 3 qualifications including the Level 3 Diploma in Business.
The course provides students with the skills, knowledge and understanding for Level 2 learners to progress to:
- Other Level 2 vocational qualifications
- Level 3 qualifications, such as the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Business
- A business related apprenticeship
- Academic qualifications, such as GCSE or GCE in Business
- Employment within a related industry
Learners who achieve the qualification at Level 1 may progress to another BTEC Level 2 qualification or to academic or other vocational Level 2 qualifications.