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Business Level 2 BTEC First Extended Certificate at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course is designed for those who wish to gain an understanding of the dynamic world of business. You will explore a range of business services and gain experience through a work placement. On completion of the course you may choose to specialise in a particular area of business. You will also complete a work placement with a key local employer.

Course content

You will study modules such as Enterprise in Business, Business Online, Principles of Marketing, Financial Forecasting and Sales and Personal Selling. You will also study English and maths unless you already hold a Grade C or 4/5 GCSE. The programme of study will also entail work related learning.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-D/ 9-3 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English


You will be assessed via a combination of internal and external methods including formal examination.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

You can progress onto the Business Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma, pursue apprenticeship opportunities or secure employment.

Further information

If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass.

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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