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OCR Cambridge Technicals in Business & IT Level 2 at Balby Carr Community Academy

Course description

If you are aiming for a career in Business or IT or just want to find out if Business or IT is for you, then this course is ideal for you. During the course you will learn about how the Business and IT world works and develop skills, knowledge and understanding that will enable you to work in a number of different fields.

Course content

You will need to complete three units in Business and four units in IT.

Business Units IT Units

Unit 1 – Business Purposes

Unit 3 – Financial Forecasting for Business

Unit 7 – Communication through documentation

Unit 1 – Communicating in the IT Industry

Unit 2 – Working in the IT Industry

Unit 10 – Computer Graphics

Unit 11 – Multimedia Design

Entry requirements

OCR Cambridge Technicals in Business and IT is suitable for students who have not studied Business Studies or IT or have not achieved five grade A-C. It will be essential that you enjoy producing coursework and can meet regular deadlines.


There are no exams; you will be required to produce seven portfolios of work that will be assessed in school before they are moderated by the exam board.

Future opportunities

Students who study this subject can start work in roles such as an Office, Sales or Administration Assistant and undertake a Modern Apprenticeship, NVQ or other occupation qualification or they could choose to advance to a Level 3 Qualification in Business, IT, Public Service.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Balby Carr Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 02 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year