Diploma in Business Level 2

Diploma in Business Level 2 - Edexcel

Level 2

Who is this course for?

The Diploma in Business is an ideal programme for school leavers. This one-year course is designed to encourage development of the personal skills and qualities needed for work. It is a good basis to go on to a more advanced work related qualification.

Formal Entry Requirements

Applicants should have at least one of the following:
  1. a BTEC Foundation Certificate in a related subject
  2. a standard of literacy and numeracy, with equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades D-G
  3. related work experience
  4. other related Level 1 or 2 qualifications.

What does the course involve?

It is made up of several units - four mandatory core units that everyone takes, and some specialist units, so you can study particular areas in more depth. The four mandatory units are Business Purposes, Business Organisations, Financial Forecasting for Business, and People in Organisations. The specialist units include Training and Employment in Business, Customer Relations in Business, Business Online, Starting a Small Business, and Promoting and Branding in Retail Business.

Enrichment activities

There are various trips and activities throughout the programme e.g. paintballing and Alton Towers.

How will I be assessed?

Units are assessed through project and assignment work. There are no external examinations. All units are assessed and graded, and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

Where can I go next?

You can progress to the BTEC Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Business, or prepare to progress straight into business related careers.