When & Where

Suitable For

  • All age groups are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes (course free to 16-18 year olds)
  • Course Code K22BEFB08A

What you will learn

Designed to be taken over one year, giving learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills in the business sector and supporting progression on to further study. It could be a substantial vocational qualification within a study programme that includes other appropriate subjects such as English and maths.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Being organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Working with others
  • Researching a topic
  • Finding out about businesses in your area
  • Organising a meeting
  • Branding a product
  • Presenting a business idea
  • Contribute to planning an event
  • Recording income and expenditure

Class format and activities

Assessment is designed to fit the purpose and objective of the qualification and all units are internally assessed – giving learners the opportunity to demonstrate skills developed in applied scenarios. There is a range of assessment styles suited to skills- and sector-based qualifications at this level. All units are graded to encourage skills development and performance. These qualifications consist of two types of unit. Group A units are the core skills units, they cover content designed to reflect the skills and behaviours needed to progress to further study. Group B units are made up of sector units containing sector-specific content to enable learners to develop sector-specific skills and some knowledge to support progression to the next stage of vocational learning.

Entry requirements

2 or 3 GCSEs at any grade including English and Maths. If you do not have any formal qualifications, don't worry, let us know and we can assess you ensure you will be able to achieve well on a Business course.

What you need to know before you enrol

The core programme is part of a Study Programme which is an exciting package. This delivered by an individual tutor (sometimes across a team). If you have not yet achieved a Level 2 Grade 4in English and Maths you will expected to resit these qualfications.

What you need

You will need to be enthusiast about Business. You will expected to purchase a text book to support you on your programme. You will need to buy some stationery like a folder, pen and paper.

What you can do next

These qualifications prepare learners for further learning at a higher level in business. The development of transferable skills means that learners can also choose a study programme from alternative sectors. For example, these qualifications in business could lead to Pearson BTEC Level 2 qualifications in this sector, or to the Pearson BTEC Level 2 Apprenticeship in Retail, or to Level 2 qualifications in other sectors.