Business

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Business

BTEC Level 2

Course Description

This course is ideal for students with an interest in business, employment or going on to level 3 study.

It includes learning about how businesses are developed, how they work, and how they make a profit.

We also explore aspects of personal and professional finance, marketing, law and recruitment.

Topics of study include:   

  • Enterprise in the Business World
  • Finance for Business 
  • Principles of Marketing 
  • Promoting a Brand 
  • Principles of Customer Service 
  • Law and Consumer Rights 
  • Financial Planning and Forecasting 
  • Visual Merchandising in Retail Business
  • Small Business Planning
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Managing Personal Finances
  • Sustainability in the Business Workplace

One year

  • Report writing  
  • Use of statistics, graphs and tables  
  • Teamwork  
  • Academic research  
  • IT 
  • Exam preparation skills 

• Level 2 Law & Criminology
• Resit Maths/English

  • Visits to local and national attractions such as the Harry Potter studios and the Bank of England
  • Opportunity for a European residential trip
  • Progression onto a Level 3 programme 
  • Employment

Five GCSEs at Grade 2 or above. If you have not yet gained Grade 4 in English and/or Maths, this will form an essential part of your Learning Programme.

A mixture of external exams and coursework.

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