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Business BTEC Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre

Course description

Our Level 2 Business diploma is a course for those who want to learn the building blocks of business from the base level and develop their overall knowledge at a junior level in administration or retail, potentially looking to progress further on to a level 3 course.

Course content

Various units related to Business, such as:

- Business Communications
- Financial Forecasting
- Business Purposes
- Starting a Small business.

Entry requirements

Four GCSE's in academic subjects at grade D/3 or above including English or maths, as well as successful completion of diagnostic assessments.

Assessment

To pass this qualification you will be assessed by a variety of methods, including:

- Role plays, presentations, written reports, displays, creative documents and posters.
- Written coursework will need to be produced for GCSE English or Functional Skills literacy.
- You sit exams for GCSE English and maths and tests for Functional Skills in numeracy and literacy.

Future opportunities

The majority of students who are successful on this course progress into work at a junior level or progress onto a level 3 course either in business or other vocational areas.

Further information

You need to bring pen, notebooks and folders to every lesson. It is expected that you will bring a memory stick to save and back up your work.

If you are between 16-18 there are no course fees, but you will need to pay a £45 contribution towards all vocational trips and activities.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.

Last updated date: 08 November 2016
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      Our Blossomfield Campus has everything you would expect from a modern, well-equipped college campus - and much more besides. Here you will find excellent facilities for work, study and relaxation, laid out over a pleasant site with plenty of car parking and good links to buses and trains.

      The Campus offers the highest quality teaching and support within a relaxed, student-focused atmosphere and a wide range of full and part-time courses. As well as further education courses we also offer a wide range of university accredited degrees, HNCs and HNDs.

      Every student at Blossomfield can access top-of-the-range IT resources in our Millennium Building, a substantial library, video and sound recording studios, hair and beauty salons, horticulture and animal care facilities and a superb language centre.

      All of this makes for a learning environment committed to student success.

      Finding us couldn't be easier, see below for details of how to get to our Blossomfield Campus.

      Via Bus or Train

      Solihull's main bus and train station is a 10 minute walk from the campus with the number 6, 30, 49, 69, 76, 166, 173.174, 175, 519 bus routes stopping outside the College campus.

      Via Road

      The College has free car parking facilities on-site.