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BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business at Christ the King Sixth Form College - St Mary's

Course description

This BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business is a practical, work related course. Students learn by completing assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. Students focus on a particular subject area and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge.

You should enjoy completing coursework and undertaking research if you choose to study a BTEC Level 2 Diploma. This one-year course is equivalent to four GCSE grades A*–C and helps students to enter employment or progress on to A Level 3 course.

The course is made up of nine units: four mandatory units and five specialist optional units. The specialist units explore particular topics in depth.

Mandatory Units:

  • Business Purposes
  • Business Organisation
  • Financial Forecasting for Business (externally tested)
  • People in Organisations

Optional Units:

  • Principles of Marketing (externally tested)
  • Training and Employment in Business
  • Customer Relations in Business
  • Starting a Small Business
  • Managing Personal Finances
  • Visual Merchandising and Display Techniques for Retail Business

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs (D–E), including English, and a commitment to this area of study.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christ the King Sixth Form College - St Mary's directly.

Last updated date: 18 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year