Level 2 Diploma in Business
|Mode of study||Vocational Full-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||6 September 2022|
|Course code||FLR2BUS (2223)|
Who is it for?
This exciting Level 2 qualification is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors including Customer Service, Business Administration, Retail, Sales and Finance. It gives students the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The qualification also provide career development opportunities for those already in work. This programme of study is ideally suited to all those wishing to pursue a career within business, either progressing straight into employment or continuing in Further Education and on to High Education.
It is important to have a lively and inquiring mind, an interest in business and a willingness to explore new ideas. An ability to communicate your ideas effectively and demonstrate good organisational skills are also important. If you do not have these skills on joining college then we will help you gain them. You do not need to have studied business before in order to take a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business course.
You will need a minimum of three GCSEs at grade 3 or above, preferably, including English and Maths.
What does the course involve?
Our business course will enable you to develop the necessary skills for a career in business, marketing, events management, finance, retail management or banking. Our expert teachers will also equip you with the skills required to set up your own enterprise, manage people and deliver projects. You’ll study this flexible course in great surroundings which will aid your learning, and you’ll have expert advice on hand to guide you through this fascinating subject.
You will study 12 subjects including the following units:
- Project Management
- Small Business Enterprise
- Visual Merchandising.
How is the course assessed?
The assessment methods used are a mix of assignment-based assessments completed throughout the year and two external exams. 85% of the assessment is via coursework (10 units) and 15% exams (the Finance and Marketing units).
You can go onto the Level 3 course in Business at the London Road Campus, or you may choose a career in human resources, marketing, finance, sales, or retail.
Study trips outside of the classroom are an important part of your learning. Previous trips offered include a London residential visit, plus day trips to the Birmingham German Christmas Market, Drayton Manor Park, and Rolls Royce Motors.
What do I do next?
You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study such as A Levels via a separate application. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business
Previous school: Shrewsbury Academy
I wasn’t sure about going away to university, so when I learnt about the HND in Business at SCG I was so pleased I could study locally and stay at home. I will be able to keep my part-time job and I am already familiar with the teachers. After the HND I plan to do a top-up year at university to gain a full degree.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business
Previous school: Ercall Wood School
I originally took this course as an all-rounder as I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do after college, however I have really enjoyed the course and am looking at a career in business more seriously now. I am considering going onto the HND course to further my knowledge. Doing the HND at SCG will mean I know other students and have a rapport with the teachers, will not have far to travel and it will cost me a lot less than at university.
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