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Business BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate at Seevic College

Course description

If you are enterprising and eager to succeed in the exciting world of Business, then this is the course for you. 

You will have the opportunity to develop a range of business based knowledge and skills. You will study a range of topics including:

  • Enterprise in the business world
  • Finance for business
  • Small business planning
  • Marketing.

You will also have the opportunity to visit local businesses on course trips, meet local business managers and professional personnel, who will attend your classes as guest speakers.

Course content

Core:

  • Enterprise in the Business World
  • Finance for Business
  • Small Business Planning.

 Additional:

  • Promoting a Brand
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Working in Teams
  • Retailing. 

Entry requirements

General Entry Requirements

  • At least four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English Language or Maths. At least one GCSE needs to be at grade C/4 or above.

Specific Entry Requirements

  • Grade E/2 or above in GCSE English Language or a Foundation Learning course in a related area and achieved Level 1 in English for Functional Skills.

Assessment

Two units (25%) of the course is assessed through external examination.

One unit is assessed through multiple choice questions and the other through written answers.

The remaining units are assessed internally through a range of assessment projects where students will be expected to work either independently or within a small work team.

Future opportunities

You can work towards progression to the popular Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business or the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business & Finance combination programme. You could also progress to a number of career pathways in business and finance, or progress in to an Apprenticeship.

Many Level 2 students have progressed to Level 3, and from there gone on to degree programmes in Business Management at universities around the country. Many former Level 2 Business students from Seevic are also now working in Finance, Banking and Retail locally and in London. 

Further information

There will be a number of engaging course trips where students can observe and see businesses working in an organic fashion. There will be a number of selected guest speakers from industry sharing their experience and real life work knowledge. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seevic College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2018
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