The BTEC Level 2 First Award in Business is a practical, work-related course and is designed to prepare you for employment or further vocational study. Your learning will be enhanced by completing projects and assignments based on realistic work situations and demands. The practical emphasis of our programme means that you will be exposed to particular areas of employment, and will gain a strong foundation to later pursue a more advanced work-related qualification.

Aims of the course

The BTEC level 2 qualification is designed to provide specialist, work-related qualifications in a range of business units. They give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment and Level 3 qualifications.

Unit Breakdown

All students take three mandatory units

Core Units:

Enterprise in the Business World

Finance for Business (External Exam)

Optional Units:

Promoting a Brand

Recruitment, Selection and Employment

Assessment Method

Coursework and External Assessment which involves exams

Progression Opportunities

Having successfully completed this course you may choose to progress to BTEC Level 3 Certificate from February - July, and with additional training you might pursue business-related careers in fields such as accounting, administration, customer service, finance, information technology or sales.

Career Options

You can find employment in Retail and Finance.

Entry Requirements

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


Enjoy enrichment activities

Benefit from tutorial support

Develop employability skills

Work Experience

Get support with job/university applications and interview preparation

Classrooms and dynamic work spaces

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.



Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 02/02/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £362 p/ year
24+ £362 p/ year
International £2,340 p/ year


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.



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