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Business BTEC L2 First Extended Certificate at Waltham Forest College

Course description

Do you aspire to be successful? Are you aiming for a career in business, retail, management, finance, accounting or law? If so, this Business BTEC Extended Certificate Level 2 course is your perfect starting point.

You will learn and practice professionalism, gain confidence and a clear understanding of the fundamentals of business, enabling you to progress your career in this sector.

This course is ideal for those who wish to develop a broader knowledge and understanding of business sector. The content has been designed to give you opportunities to develop your transferable skills related to study and provide a platform for success both within the business sector and elsewhere.

Course content

Enterprise in the business world
Finance for Business
Promoting a brand
Principles of customer service

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at Grade D with 2 GCSEs at Grade E
Assessment and interview


Exams 20% / Course work 80%
English and Maths

Future opportunities

Progression to a Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Business or IT. Employment opportunities within the business sector.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford