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Business Skills Level 2 Diploma at Somerset College

Course description

This course combines practical and academic activities and provides a broad foundation for the working environment in which business and individuals operate.

Course content

There are three core units:

  • Exploring Business Purposes
  • Investigating Financial Control
  • Developing Customer Relations

In addition there are three specialist units:

  • Business Communications
  • Providing Business and Administration Support
  • People in Organisations

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C to D.


As well as attending classes and workshops you will be expected to participate in practical experiences, visits to a range of organisations and meetings with guest speakers.

All Students will complete a period of work experience.

Future opportunities

To develop your skills and knowledge further you could progress on to our Level 3 Business Diploma Course.

Career opportunities in business specialisms such as Finance, Human Resources, and Marketing.

In addition there is a range of appropriate apprenticeship programmes in the area of business.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 August 2016

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