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Business Diploma Level 2 at Blackburn College

Course description

This Level 2 course in Business is practical and work-related. You will develop employability skills that will help you succeed in your desired career. Career opportunities include; Business Owner, Marketing, Management, Customer Services, Accountant, Solicitor, Human Resource, plus many more.

The course is equivalent to 3 GCESs at grades A*- C and will help you to gain a better understanding of business structure and planning, customer services, book-keeping and legal requirements.

Course content

The course is made up of core units and additional specialist units. These specialist units allow you to explore particular topics in more depth, such as:

  • Business Support
  • Personal Selling in Business
  • Customer Relations in Business
  • Customer Rights
  • Bookkeeping in Business
  • Business Enterprise
  • Managing Personal Finances
  • Promoting and Branding in Business
  • Visual Merchandising & Display Techniques for Retail Business

Most students will be required to study Functional Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and Information Technology. Students will also have the opportunity to study Level 2 Intermediate Certificate in Personal Finance (ICPF)

Entry requirements

At least a profile of Grade Ds at GCSE including English or Maths.


During the course students will be set assignments and tests that will be graded and an overall grade for the qualification awarded.

Future opportunities

With a Merit or Distinction overall grade you can progress to a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business. You may also wish to pursue A-Levels or other vocational qualifications around college, for example, Public Services, Health & Social Care, Construction etc.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 February 2016
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