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Business and Enterprise BTEC Level 2 Certificate at Amersham and Wycombe College

Course description

This course introduces you to the world of business. It will help you to understand how businesses work and how they affect your life and the role you play both as a customer and consumer. You will also look at how to start a small business.
The course contains both practical work-related activities and written work which forms part of your portfolio. You will develop a wide range of skills in presenting independent learning, team work and leadership, as well as studying for Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications in English and Maths as appropriate.
To be successful on this course, you will need a positive attitude, a dynamic and enquiring personality, enthusiasm to investigate new concepts and a keen interest in business.

Course content

This BTEC Diploma is a practical, work-related course.
You will be introduced to topics including business purposes, people in organisations, starting a small business, customer service, financial forecasting, business organisation, visual merchandising and creating your own website.
It is designed to encourage and develop the personal skills and qualities needed for work, learning and achieving your full potential.
English and Maths will be studied at the appropriate level and tested separately.
Additional support will be provided by the College’s Learner Support Team.

Entry requirements

3 GCSE's at grade D to include English and Maths.


Coursework and classroom assessments

Financial information

Your tutor will advise you what equipment you need to purchase when you start the course.

Future opportunities

Full level 3 business courses or Apprenticeship
Employment opportunities (retail, hospitality and service sector).



How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Amersham and Wycombe College directly.

Last updated date: 18 January 2016
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