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Retail Knowledge BTEC Level 2 Certificate at Lincoln Castle Academy

Course description

You will choose this course if you know that you are more successful at coursework projects, than examinations. The course is suitable for students coming in to the Sixth Form who need to spend one year of the Sixth Form reaching Level 2 standard to then take their studies to Level 3 or leave to go into employment. So many skills learned; such as mathematical, financial, analytical, evaluative, using a wide variety of sources, research, self-management, managing others, working in teams, interviewing people, visiting businesses and conducting yourself maturely whilst doing so. Maths GCSE, English GCSE, and Science Level 2 re-sits in particular, but Retail goes with most other subjects you may choose.

Entry requirements

English and Maths grade ‘D’/‘E’ are essential. You should have a good set of results at Level 1 (which is GCSE ‘D’-‘E’ grades).

Future opportunities

You might want to look for an apprenticeship in Retail after following this course, or use this as a springboard to Level 3 courses here at the Sixth Form. Whatever route you might want to take afterwards, the course is excellent grounding for all students who are going to be employed in whatever capacity in the future.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lincoln Castle Academy directly.

Last updated date: 10 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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