This one-year vocational course will provide you with a good introduction to a range of business areas from marketing, promotion and finance to customer service and teamwork. It considers real-life businesses and the way in which business theory relates to their operation, helping you gain specific knowledge, understanding and skills that are relevant to further study or area of work. In addition, you’ll participate in course-related work experience. This course will prepare you for level three-related courses (A Level or vocational)

Level: Vocational (level 2)

Course Details

Begin with the end in mind

Marketing, accountancy, public relations, business development, leadership or management positions, business ownership, product design, purchasing.

Business Management, Accountancy and Finance, Marketing, Business Strategy / Business Analytics, Business Law, Human Resource Management.

Business, Applied Law, and other Level 3 vocational courses

Topics you'll cover

  • Enterprise in the business world
  • Finance for business
  • Promoting a brand
  • Principles of customer service
  • Recruitment, selection and employment
  • Principles of marketing
  • Using business documentation
  • Building successful business teams.

Assessment and Qualification

  • Two exams
  • Coursework
  • Exam board: Pearson
  • BTEC National Extended Certificate (level two)
  • Equivalent to two GCSEs.

Course entry requirements

At least four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English Language.


Additional information

During your studies you will have access to extra materials and activities as part of your course. These extra items (such as equipment, study guides and workbooks etc.) are built into the normal day-to-day running of our courses and so we ask students to make an annual payment towards these additional costs. If there are any issues with being able to pay these costs, please contact Richard Taunton Sixth Form College. for more information

 Fees and more information can be found on our course payment breakdown.