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Business Level 2 at Peterborough Regional College

Course description

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.

Course content

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

Entry requirements

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.

Future opportunities

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.

Further information

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.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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    • At Peterborough Regional College  we want you to be successful both during your time at College and anything you decide to do afterwards. No two students are the same and we understand the important of valuing people as individuals and recognise that sometimes there are barriers that may get in the way of people reaching their full potential. The support services within PRC exist to help remove them barriers. Through our various services we can provide a network of support to help you get the most out of your course.