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Business with Enterprise BTEC First Extended Certificate Level 2 at PETROC

Course description

The business world offers no end of exciting career opportunities for anyone with the right skills, knowledge and aptitude. This wide-ranging one year course is an ideal introduction to business, whether you want to embark on a business career or just keep your options open.

The BTEC business programmes take place in newly refurbished rooms, offering students the opportunity to learn in a vibrant and inviting environment. Students also have access to IT suites and laptops to help them conduct research and complete coursework.

Course content

The course provides an insight into a broad range of subject areas including marketing, finance, law, online business and business purposes. The programme gives learners the opportunity to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills across the business spectrum.

You will be assessed through coursework and two externally set assessments. At every stage, you will have access to one-to-one tutor support. Learners will also take part in an enterprise challenge which is designed to improve their entrepreneurial and team working skills. This BTEC qualification will encourage you to develop your entrepreneurial know-how by creating a business plan and harnessing the skills which will help you to succeed in future business projects.

Entry requirements

Four D's at GCSE to include English & Maths

As above - (3 in the new grading system)


You will be assessed through coursework and two externally set assessments.

Financial information

Q. Are there any additional costs?
A. There are no specific course costs, though all learners should purchase a data stick and any optional trips or activities will incur an additional cost.

Future opportunities

Successful learners will have the choice of progressing to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business, other vocational routes - including apprenticeships - or employment in areas such as administration, retail, marketing or finance.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 February 2017

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