Business Level 2 Diploma
Would you like to work in a local retail business, a large
superstore, a public sector organisation or a private Ltd company?
Would you like to be part of a team in administration, sales,
customer service or marketing? If Yes, this is the course for
The course will be supported by visiting speakers from local
businesses, visits to local workplaces and work experience
activities. This course will also provide you with skills and
knowledge that may help you to develop your own small business.
The business industry has a high profile and many employers
expect excellent personal presentation skills, therefore business
dress standard is required
The course will enable you to develop skills
that are essential for the modern-day workplace including:
Planning an idea for a realistic business in
the local area; creating an eye-catching product display;
delivering customer service; organising and providing support for
meetings; managing a project; preparing for an interview; working
in business teams; exploring costs involved in setting up a
business and developing your understanding of profit; selling
products and services; developing and promoting a brand for a
You will also take Functional Skills at the
appropriate level to reinforce skills in English and Maths which
are essential for further progression into further education and
You will be assessed by a variety of methods
including project work, multiple choice examination, role play,
practical demonstration, portfolio building, E-assessment,
presentations, oral examination, task-based controlled assessment
and written examination.
These MUST be completed to set deadlines and
will require some self-study outside of college hours.
- 4 GCSEs at grade D or above including English.
- Business Level 1
- For equivalent qualifications see the
Entry Requirements Explained page
- All applicants must complete an initial
assessment in Maths and English, attend an interview and also a
selection process assessment.
Course Progression Routes
BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Business
Level 3 with Medical Pathway
Apprenticeship in Business Administration
achieved a Merit grade on the BTEC Level 2 Business Diploma course
which enabled me to progress onto the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary
Diploma in Business course. Level 2 Business is a brilliant course
if you want to join the business world; it has helped me to develop
my current skills as well as learning new ones including customer
service, finance, business purposes, sales, marketing, recruitment,
team working and creating business documents.” Hannah
completed the BTEC Level 2 Business Diploma course and progressed
onto Legal Secretaries’ City and Guilds course which enabled me to
build new skills and qualifications. This enabled me to progress
onto the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business course. I have
now secured a permanent position as an Administrator for JB
These courses contributed towards my progress in the working
environment as they helped me develop a range of essential
employment skills.” Emily Altoft
Activities such as trips and visits will be
arranged to theme parks, local retailers, law courts and forest
school which are beneficial to this course and learning. These
activities may require additional fees which will be charged to
you. There will also be additional opportunities to develop your
creative, teamworking and presentation skills by taking part in
There are no course fees if you are under 19
years old. However, you may have to pay for textbooks,
personal kits, uniforms, trips and personal stationery. You
will be informed of these at your interview.
For Application and Enrolment Information Contact
Free phone: 0800 358 7575
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