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BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business

Course Code: C2439
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19
Time: 09:00-17:00

This is a one year course, equivalent to three GCSEs and will allow you to develop knowledge, skills and understanding of business. You will study units which offer an introduction to business organisations, business communication, customer relations, marketing and finance including managing your personal finances. Assessment is carried out by a combination of external exams, portfolio work, practical tasks and observations.

This programme of study includes essential skills in Literacy and Numeracy with potential to gain a level 2 equivalent to GCSE grade C in English and Maths. The programme may also include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance employability skills.

Career Opportunities / Progression

On successful completion of this qualification, opportunities exist to progress to the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business or other Level 3 courses and then to courses at Level 4 and above. Alternatively employment opportunities exist in customer facing roles in retail and across the wider business sector.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at This course has enhanced criteria set at six points. However, in the event of under-subscription this may be reduced following consideration of applications on an individual basis. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Christine Heaney, Tel: 028 9026 5127 or email: [email protected]