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Certificate in Business Level 2

Level 2

Qualification: BTEC

Duration: 1 year

Location: This course will be offered at our Sixth Form Centre at Winterhill School

What will I study?

You will study a variety of units including: the different job roles and functions that people perform at work and what different businesses do; business finance – the main costs and revenues of businesses and what affects the profit they make; developing advertising and promotions for businesses and producing a business plan outlining how to set up a small business.  You will also take part in customer service role plays and produce presentations, letters, business documents and formal reports – all skills vital for employment or further study.

Study Visits

Day trips to businesses such as Manchester Airport.


Approximately £20 per trip.


Pass, Merit, Distinction and Distinction* awards are gained through the production of a coursework portfolio (including role plays, presentations, written reports, leaflets and promotional materials) and 2 examined units.  A full pass equates to two GCSEs at Grade C or above.

Please note to progress to Level 3 you must pass the external externally assessed units.

Entry Criteria

Standard TRC Level 2 entry requirements.

Useful Supporting Courses

Any other level 2 courses.

Flying start

Click the link and have a go at our 10-week learning plan to get you off to the best start.

Flying Start and Culture Vulture Level 2 BTEC Business 2024

Course Overview

Follow the link to see an introduction to the course, identifying what you will study with us in the first few months and what you might already know.

BTEC Business Level 2 Course Overview