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Business BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate at South Cheshire College

Course description

Get the business know-how on this course which offers you an opportunity to explore enterprise in the business world, the principles of marketing and customer service. You’ll also investigate financial control, retail and business online. We encourage a hands-on approach and you will be supported to participate in a work experience programme. In previous years the course has studied customer service at Alton Towers and employment opportunities in the retail sector with visits to the West End of London and the Trafford Centre.

Course content

The course also offers you the chance to investigate starting a business including marketing techniques, sales and an understanding of online business. The qualification culminates in an exercise where learners apply for a position with an external organisation who allow their staff to participate in mock interviews and receive detailed feedback from the interviewers. Learners joining the course without GCSE grade C in English and Maths will be required to work towards achieving a C grade.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D, including English Language, and Maths at grade E, or a BTEC First Certificate (Merit) plus English GCSE grade D and Maths grade E (or equivalents).

Future opportunities

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business - an ideal qualification for students looking for a career in administration, customer service or sales.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Cheshire College directly.

Last updated date: 16 August 2016

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    • South Cheshire College is situated in Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe and is ideally positioned for easy access. It is on major bus routes and is less than a 15 minute walk from the mainline railway station in Crewe. Junctions 16 and 17 of the M6 motorway are both only a 15 minute drive away and Manchester International airport is just 45 minutes away by rail or road.