Business

Level 2, BTEC Extended Certificate

Duration: One Year Course

Location: Benfleet

Course Description

Seevic -he -hnd -businessIf you are enterprising and eager to succeed in the exciting world of Business, then this is the course for you. 

You will have the opportunity to develop a range of business based knowledge and skills. You will study a range of topics including:

  • Enterprise in the business world
  • Finance for business
  • Small business planning
  • Marketing.

You will also have the opportunity to visit local businesses on course trips, meet local business managers and professional personnel, who will attend your classes as guest speakers.

Modules

Core:

  • Enterprise in the Business World
  • Finance for Business
  • Small Business Planning.

 Additional:

  • Promoting a Brand
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Working in Teams
  • Retailing. 

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

Two units (25%) of the course is assessed through external examination. One unit is assessed through multiple choice questions and the other through written answers. The remaining units are assessed internally through a range of assessment projects where students will be expected to work either independently or within a small work team.

Why Should I Choose Seevic College?

There will be a number of engaging course trips where students can observe and see businesses working in an organic fashion. There will be a number of selected guest speakers from industry sharing their experience and real life work knowledge. 

What Could I Do Next?

You can work towards progression to the popular Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business or the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business & Finance combination programme. You could also progress to a number of career pathways in business and finance, or progress in to an Apprenticeship.

Many Level 2 students have progressed to Level 3, and from there gone on to degree programmes in Business Management at universities around the country. Many former Level 2 Business students from Seevic are also now working in Finance, Banking and Retail locally and in London. 

General Entry Requirements

At least four GCSEs at Grade C/4 or D/3 (with at least one Grade C/4) English or Maths must be at a Grade D/3. 

Specific Entry Requirements

E/2 or above in GCSE English Language or a Foundation Learning course in a related area and achieved Level 1 in English for Functional Skills.

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