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If you want to forge a career in business, the BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate will help you progress towards your goal. Designed to prepare you for employment or further vocational study, the practical, work-related course enables you to undertake projects and assignments based on realistic work situations and demands. The practical emphasis of our programme means that you will be exposed to specific areas of employment, giving you a strong foundation to later pursue a more advanced work-related qualification.
Aims of the course
To provide specialist, work-related qualifications in a range of business units, giving learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment and Level 3 qualifications.
All students take three mandatory units
Enterprise in the Business World
Finance for Business (External Exam)
Principles of Marketing (External Exam)
Promoting a Brand
Sales and Personal Selling
Recruitment, Selection and Employment
Building Successful Business Teams Internal
Financial Planning and Forecasting
Introducing Law and Consumer Rights
Principles of Customer Service Internal
Coursework and external assessment which involves exams.
Having successfully completed this course you may choose to progress to Level 3 qualifications and, with additional training, pursue business-related careers in fields such as accounting, administration, customer service, finance, information technology or sales.
Course enables students to progress towards employment in retail and finance.
4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs)
Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above
Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above
Students benefit from: enrichment activities, gaining English and maths at the required levels (Grade C and above GCSE), tutorial support, employability skills training, work experience, support with job/university applications and interview preparation.
The course is delivered in classrooms and dynamic work spaces as well as a dedicated 90-seater theatre. Facilities include specialist IT equipped classrooms and a well-resourced Learning Centre.
Process for Application
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