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Business Level 2 at Warwickshire College Group

Course description

Business is the most relevant subject that you can study at college. The average person spends roughly 45 years in employment so having an understanding of the business world is vital. This course provides an insight into how businesses operate; examining those involved in running a business, how they are organised and financed and the importance of effective business communication. 

There will be a mandatory requirement to attend the National Citizenship Studies program for two weeks within the College Year,  there will be a charge of circa £25 that will be payable to NCS for this provision. 

This course is a practical, work-related course where the assessment is based on investigating real life businesses.  You will have to research different companies using a variety of methods, such as the Internet, or conducting interviews with business owners.  You will also look at the marketing of small businesses on-line via a qualification in Social Networking. 

You will continue to improve your English and/or maths skills in structured lessons alongside your course, and if you plan to progress to a Level 3 course you will need to demonstrate a satisfactory level of improvement in English and/or maths by the end of the year.

Course content

You will study a range of units that will include some of the following topics:

  • Business Organisations
  • Business purposes
  • Business Communications
  • Customer Relations in Business
  • Business On-line
  • Social Networking
 

Students who do not yet have a GCSE grade C in both English and Maths will also study either GCSE or Functional Skills in English and/or Maths as well as Employability and Work Skills.

Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs at grade 4 or D and above or a Merit or above in a Level 1 Foundation Diploma.

Alternative relevant qualifications will also be considered. You will have a positive school or college reference with good levels of attendance and punctuality.

Assessment

A variety of methods are used to assess your progress including examination, individual and group presentations, case studies, assignments, projects, work based assignments, developing learning resources, and display work.

You will achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade for each module according to how well you cover the learning outcomes specified. 

Future opportunities

You will need four GCSEs at grade 4 or D and above or a Merit or above in a Level 1 Foundation Diploma.

Alternative relevant qualifications will also be considered. You will have a positive school or college reference with good levels of attendance and punctuality.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 January 2017
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