Business – BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business


Mode of Study:

Level: 2

Duration: 1 year

Awarding/validation body:  Pearson

Course Overview

  • inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the Business sector
  • give learners the opportunity to gain broad knowledge and understanding of, and develop skills in, the Business sector
  • support progression to specialised Level 3 qualifications in Business,
  • give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment in a wide range of job roles.

Course Highlights

  • Learning how to market products and services
  • Studying recruitment and selection and taking part in a mock interview process
  • Learning how to plan a small business

Career Opportunities & Further Study

This qualification shows that students can apply concepts and interpret practical situations. Those who wish to progress and who have achieved a Merit, will have a strong grounding for further study at Coulsdon Sixth Form College on a Level 3 Course (BTEC or A Level).

The Award is equivalent to one GCSE. Students wishing to progress to a Level 3 BTEC qualification would need to have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or the equivalent BTEC Level 2 qualifications (at Merit or above).

Entry Requirements & Assessment

Two 2 and three 3 grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics minimum Grade 2 or equivalent qualifications (a Pass or higher at BTEC Level 2 is accepted as part of the GCSE Grades).

This course is assessed  by a combination of coursework (75%), projects and exams (25%). Students will complete four units over the course of the year. The emphasis of the programme is that students are assessed by engaging in practical groupwork and individual tasks.

What goes well with this course?

Business Studies goes well with the majority of subjects, particularly:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • IT/Computing
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Media Studies


How To Apply

Applications for entry September 2022. The application form for the academic year 2022-2023 is available to complete online here.

Students should return their completed forms directly to Coulsdon College, NOT their schools. All applications will be considered according to the College's Admissions Policy. Please see the Admissions timetable for information about the College’s enrolment process.



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