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What's Involved

If you are not sure what career you want to enter into, then this qualification is ideal for you. You will gain an insight into different areas of the business world which will support you in all aspects of any career choice you make. Following a successful completion of the course, you would also be able to enter onto the Level 3 Business programme or alternatively, you could gain employment.

The course is made up of four core units and five specialist units chosen by the college. You will learn about the subjects including business communication, sales and customer service and financial controls.

The course will give you a good grounding in all the areas of business which you will find useful when you enter the world of work.

Entry Requirements

You'll be required to have completed Business Level 1 or have 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above and a good school/college reference.

Where will it take me?

The Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business is an ideal stepping stone for further study at a higher level. Many students upon achieving a Merit Grade use the qualification to apply for the BTEC National in Business or the AAT qualifications. Some students continue with GCSEs in other subjects.

Course Assessment Method

All units are internally assessed and graded by teachers. There is an examined unit: Investigating Financial controls. We use projects, assignments, presentations and other practical activities to assess you. An overall grade for the qualification is awarded to students who successfully complete all units. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit or Distinction.

The compulsory subjects are:

Unit 1 - Enterprise in the Business World (Exam) Unit 2 - Finance for Business (Exam) There are 10 other subjects which will be studied, where assessment takes place by coursework being submitted.

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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2020-21 Course Guide

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