If you’re interested in learning how modern businesses operate, what it takes to build a successful business and the part you can play in that success, this course could be a great introduction to your future career. You will find out about marketing and promotions, finance, online business, building successful teams, and how different roles operate to support businesses. Whether you ultimately want to find a role within a large business or start your own businesses, this course will help you develop the skills you need and open up a variety of opportunities.
What will I learn?
You will develop the many different skills that support businesses, including:
• Brand promotion
• Sales and marketing
• Providing excellent business support and customer service
• Using business documentation
• Impact of online systems in a modern business environment
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
An industry placement is a fundamental part of this course and gives you the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience for your future. You will be supported throughout your placement by our dedicated Work Placement Team.
Having successfully completed the course you will be awarded a BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business.
• 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above including English and maths, or equivalent.
• A good reference.
• A satisfactory interview.
Additional Costs and Information
There are no additional costs on this course. However, you may have the opportunity to go on course trips to external organisations which might incur some costs for travel and entry fees.
What Could I Do Next?
After successfully completing this course you could progress on to further study such as the Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Business or Level 3 BTEC Diploma in IT, or you may go on to an Apprenticeship in Business Administration or AAT Level 2. You could also move directly into employment in sales and marketing, office administration, Human Resources or finance.