BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Business | Walsall College

BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Business

Intended for students who are 16-18, this is an introductory level qualification designed to familiarise students with the core concepts of business studies in preparation for progression onto a level 3 programme of study.

Students have the option to select either of the following vocational pathways within in this qualification:

BTEC Level 1/2 First Certificate in Business Management

BTEC Level 1/2 First Certificate in Business Finance

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Must have either GCSE Maths or GCSE English at grade 4
3 GCSE at grade 3 or equivalent

Other Level 2 vocational qualifications and related competence-based qualifications for the Business sector
Level 3 vocational qualifications, such as BTEC Nationals, specifically the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National in Business
Related academic qualifications, such as GCE in Business or Applied GCE in Business
Employment within the Business industry, for example entry-level job roles within the sector. Learners who achieve the qualification at Level 1 may progress to related level 2 vocational or academic qualifications, such as BTECs or GCSEs

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Basic Information

Course Code N04F2BUS9P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Level 2
Type Full-Time
Start Date Sep 09 2019

Maths & English Requirement

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

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