Business Level 2 First Certificate

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Business & Law

Course Overview

Businesses need employees to have a range of skills and on this Level 2 course, you will learn about enterprise in the business world, finance, and how to plan and run a small business.

You will partake in sessions around planning, promotion and the principles of marketing, which are essential if you want a business to be successful.

You will gain useful project management skills, which will help you organise your time, money and products/services effectively in a rapidly changing market.

You will need 4 GCSE’s at Grade 3 or above which must include English and Maths.

This Level 2 Certificate is a one-year qualification which will prepare you for a range of careers in business,for example retail, administration and online business.

Enterprise in the Business World
Finance for Business- externally examined
Principles of Marketing- externally examined
Introducing Law and Consumer rights
Working in Business Teams
Promoting a brand
Business Online

With further training or study, learners may progress into Business related careers such as accounting, administration, customer service, marketing, HR, IT personnel or sales.

The Level 2 FirstCertificate in Business, alongside a GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths, prepares you both for employment and more advanced Level 3 courses such as a BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Business, Accounting or Law.

Finance for Business and Principles of Marketing are both externally assessed units.

The remaining units will be portfolio based which includes written and practical assignments, presentations, observations and special projects.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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