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BTEC in Business Level 2 Certificate at St Paul's Catholic School

Course description

A level 2 BTEC Certificate in Business is a practical, work related course. Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. It introduces learners to particular areas of employment and provides a good basis to go on to a more advanced work related qualification.

This is a one year full time course.

Course content

The BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Business consists of 8 units (2 core units, 1 mandatory unit, and 5 optional units) and is equivalent to two GCSE grades at A* to C.

Unit Title:

Enterprise for Business

Finance for Business

Principles of Marketing

Promoting a Brand

Principles of Customer Service

Recruitment, Selection, and Employment

Using Business Documentation

Financial Planning and Forecasting

Entry requirements

5 A* - G grades or equivalent.

All students following the Level 2 BTEC Certificate will also study for GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics.


All units are assessed and graded by teachers. An overall grade for the qualification is awarded to all students who successfully complete a combination of units that equate to an overall grade. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit, Distinction, or Distinction*.

Future opportunities

With further training or study students may progress into Business related careers such as accounting, administration, customer service, finance, IT, personnel or sales.

A BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Business provides a solid foundation for employment and more advanced courses such as a BTEC Level 3 qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Paul's Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 10 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year