Vocational Course

Business OCR Level 2

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About this course

This practical course is ideal if you have a keen interest in Business. The course enables you to work on activities and assignments based on realistic business solutions.

Some of these assignments will include visits from guest speakers and external trips to local and national businesses.

What will I learn?

You will need to complete 10 units during the year and these will help you to understand the ways in which businesses work, financial forecasting, the roles of the people who work in them and the importance of good customer service.

Some of the businesses you will be studying include Nando's, Cineworld Cinema, Tesco and Amazon.

In addition, you will develop skills such as communication, numeracy, IT and time management, which will help you to become a valuable member of a business team.

How will I be assessed?

All units are assessed by completing assignments. These will include role plays, presentations and written projects.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs with 1 subject at grade D and English and Maths at grade 2 (grade E)

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - Level 3 vocational courses, including BTEC Business
  • Careers - employment opportunities in business, finance, human resources management or marketing as well as other related careers