Business Level 2
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.
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.
To further enhance your employability skills there will be opportunities for you to complete a one week work placement.
This compulsory aspect of the course gives you the chance to apply the knowledge gained in class to the real world of work.
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?
You will need to achieve at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above with Grade 3 in English and Maths.
Where can it take me?
- Halesowen College - Level 3 vocational courses, including Business