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BUSINESS - OCR Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma at The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls

Course description

Business is the heart of the economy and it encourages our students to be innovative and understand the world they live in.   Cambridge Technicals offers our students the opportunity to explore the world of business and develop skills that will enhance their competencies in real world situations.


This course is for students who wish to gain a Level 2 qualification.  An overall “Merit” grade in this qualification represents the equivalent of 4 good (A* - C) grades at GCSE, building the basis for entry into A-Levels.  This course runs from September in this academic year to next May.  In this time, students complete ten coursework units, all of which are marked both by teachers and external examiners.  There are no written examinations.  In the Spring term students further fulfil their vocational skills by completing two weeks of work experience at a local business.  Students taking this qualification are also given the opportunity to take GCSE’s in Mathematics and English Language.

Course content



UNIT 1 - Business Purposes

UNIT 2 - Business Organisations

UNIT 3 - Financial Forecasting for Business

UNIT 4 - People in Organisations

UNIT 5 - The Marketing Plan




Unit 6 - Verbal and Non-verbal Communication in Business

Unit 8 - Training and Employment in Business

Unit 9 - Personal Selling in Business

Unit 10 - Customer Relations in Business

Unit 11 - Business Online

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for these qualifications.


Future opportunities

Many students taking this qualification experience enormous personal, organisational and academic progress.  It affords them an opportunity to study and work together, focus on learning and meet with academic success.  The excellent pastoral support is very much appreciated by students and parents.  

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 05 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years