Business Level 2 at Peterborough Regional College
This course is ideal if you are interested in careers in business and commerce such as, office administration, marketing or human resources. Alternatively, if you are already working on a part–time basis and you would like to develop qualifications to progress in your career then this is the ideal study programme for you.
This qualification looks at business in a consumer society and focuses on how business organisations operate, the key concepts and principles related to success in the world of business and the skills needed to work in business. The course covers topics in: •Enterprise in the business world •Promoting a brand •Principles of customer service •Recruitment, selection and employment •Principles of marketing •Introducing law and consumer rights •Finance for business
You will need 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English and maths, or Level 1 Business at Merit and GCSE English and maths at grade D/3.
Modules are assessed by either written assignments, project work or by online exams. All exams are taken at the college.
Subject to meeting entry criteria and achieving GCSE English and maths at grade C/4, you may choose to move on to Business Level 3 or the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accountancy Level 3.
Alternatively, you may like to use the skills and knowledge from this course to start a business/retail/accountancy apprenticeship or start your business career at a junior level, for example, in an office environment.
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application. If you have other qualifications and/or relevant experience you will be fully considered and may still be able to study for the course.
The course combines well with functional skills in application of number, communication and IT.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peterborough Regional College directly.