What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
This hands-on course will give you an excellent grounding in developing skills for the business administration sector. Work is assessed through a combination of external and internal assessment. You will learn through hands-on experience, practical work, lectures, presentations and group work.
Depending on qualifications at entry, you will continue to study GCSE or Functional Skills in both Maths and English.
A BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate is equivalent to three GCSEs grades 4 to 9.
What topics will I study?
You will study 12 units with core, mandatory and optional units designed to develop your skills and knowledge in Business to include the following:
What experiences will I get?
You will take part in work experience and business visits, as well as initiatives such as interview preparation and role plays.
What are the entry requirements?
English and maths entry requirements: Grade 3 in English language and maths (or Functional Skills English and maths at Level 1.)
Plus standard entry requirements: Three GCSEs at grade 3 or above, or equivalent.
Subject specific entry requirements: An interest in administration related career such as personal assistant or medical secretary.
What can I study alongside this course?
This course is studied on its own and cannot be combined with other courses except for maths or English.
What facilities are there?
You will have access to the learning centre, access to computers and Victoria House cafe.
What can the course lead on to?
You could go on to study a Level 3 course or apply for an Apprenticeship or go into employment in an administration related role.
Are there any additional costs?
What do our students think?
"This was the best course for me because in the future I want to set up my own company. Also, it provided a great stepping stone onto the Extended Diploma and made me want to study Business at University. Throughout the year my lecturers were all very supportive and always encouraged me to achieve my goals and fulfil my potential".
This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course). For any fee-related queries or further information, please contact the Advice and Recruitment Team on 01392 400444.