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Business Level 2 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

What comes to mind when you think of working in business? Paperwork and meetings? Making big decisions? This may be true, but it’s only part of what the business world has to offer. This is a fresh and modern industry, full of exciting ideas. It rewards ambition, innovation and confidence. Have you ever wondered why some companies make huge amounts of money but others go bust? Or watched ‘Dragon’s Den’ and thought you could do better? With a Diploma in Business, Level 2, you will gain the knowledge, values and skills you need to kick-start a great career in the industry.

We offer a hands-on approach to learning that mixes the study of real life businesses and case studies, with lectures, group discussion and independent study. You will explore the main sectors of the industry, including; Marketing, Finance, Personnel and Enterprise. You will think about the way that different businesses work, how they build relationships with their customers, how they manage their money and what they do to look after their staff. You will also learn about the challenges of starting a small business and running a company online.

Entry requirements

Applicants need 4 GCSEs grade A-D (or relevant level 1 qualification) to include English and Maths. You will also be interested in the world of business and finance.


You will be assessed through projects and coursework. Your assessments will be based on real-life situations and you will be expected to show your knowledge of business concepts in your work. There are no exams. In addition, you will be required to wear industry standard business attire throughout your course.

Future opportunities

If you are passionate about business, then you will want to progress to our Extended Diploma in Business Level 3. Alternatively, you could think about going straight into employment and starting off with a junior post in insurance, banking, sales, retail or administration.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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