Get the business know-how on this course which offers you an opportunity to
explore enterprise in the business world, the principles of marketing and
customer service. You’ll also investigate financial control, retail and business
online. We encourage a hands-on approach and you will be supported to
participate in a work experience programme. In previous years the course has
studied customer service at Alton Towers and employment opportunities in the
retail sector with visits to the West End of London and the Trafford Centre.
The course also offers you the chance to investigate starting a business
including marketing techniques, sales and an understanding of online business.
The qualification culminates in an exercise where learners apply for a position
with an external organisation who allow their staff to participate in mock
interviews and receive detailed feedback from the interviewers. Learners joining
the course without GCSE grade C in English and Maths will be required to work
towards achieving a C grade.
Four GCSEs at Grade 3 (D) or above including Maths and English. Level 2 students who do not achieve a grade 4 in English and/or Maths will study a GCSE in the subject(s) as part of their study programme.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business - an ideal qualification for students looking for a career in administration, customer service or sales.