BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Business


  • Course: BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Business
  • Qualification Type: National Award (BTEC)
  • Qualification Level: Level 2
  • Course type: Full Time
  • Duration: 52 Weeks
  • Entry Requirements:

    At least 2 GCSEs at grade 3 or above

  • Available Dates: 02/09/2024 to 30/06/2025
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You will gain a good knowledge of business in general with a particular focus on key areas such as selling skills and entrepreneurial skills.


The course covers different types of businesses, how to provide excellent customer service and what is involved in running a business.  Projects and assignments are based on realistic workplace situations so you get a real insight into the kind of jobs and career routes that are available.  In addition to the main programme, you will complete a BTEC Workskills qualification.

Themes covered are:

  • Enterprise in the business world
  • Finance for business
  • Promoting a brand
  • Principles of customer service
  • Principles of marketing
  • Financial planning and forecasting
  • Business online


A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.

How will it be delivered?

Examinations and assignments

What can I do next?

Students from this course have gone on to study BTEC qualifications in Business and Business Finance at Level 3 or a combination of A Levels and BTEC Extended Certificates. Many of them have then gone on to university to develop the skills to secure a job in industry or start up their own business.

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