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Business Level 2 Extended Certificate at Preston's College

Course description

As an enterprising college committed to preparing you for the modern workplace, this course will provide you with the skills and experience that employers are currently looking for. You will have the opportunity to create window and shop displays as well as plan, sell and promote your own products.

Course content

You will learn academic skills for higher level courses as well as entrepreneurial skills which can lead to a successful business. Units of study include:
– Business organisations
– Financial forecasting
– Visual merchandising
– Promoting and branding
– Developing teams
– Business enterprise
– Customer service
You will develop your own business gaining important business skills such as independent investigation, research skills and techniques, data collection and processing as well as analysis and decision making. You will put everything you learn into practice through work place learning and work experience.

Entry requirements

You need four GCSE’s at grade D or above including English and maths.


– Portfolio of evidence
– Essays and written assignments
– Practical demonstrations
– Case studies
– Class activities and discussions
– Presentations

Future opportunities

Preston’s College Course: Level 3 Diploma in Business or another subject
Apprenticeship: NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration or other subject area
Employment: Assistants in business administration, human resources, marketing, finance, sales and customer service.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 May 2016
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