This course will give you a range of transferable business skills and allows you to specialise in an area of business that interests you. You will be carrying out work experience which will enable you to put your theory into practice and enhance your CV.
NB. The Level 2 qualification has moved to the New Generation suite and now includes a range of externally examined units e.g. paper based, online or controlled assessments assessed internally/externally.
An opportunity to develop your
• business awareness e.g. creating new business ideas and how different organisations function
• communication using oral and written forms such as email, reports, summaries, letters and presentations
• understanding of the world of business e.g. an ability to read, summarise and communicate key points to various personnel
• understanding of the purpose and ownership of business e.g. plc, Ltd, charities and how they are marketed plus enterprise and customer service skills
• English and Maths through either GCSE Pathway or GCSE retake programme
• English, Maths and IT skills through the vocational assignments
• employability skills e.g. good interpersonal skills, team working, self-motivation and problem solving
• compulsory residential visit.
A variety of units will be studied during the course. Some examples include Enterprise in the Business World/Finance for Business/Principles of Marketing/Customer Service.
Compulsory residential activities to develop team work and practical skills are an integral part of the course. There is an additional cost of £220 to cover these trips as well as covering costs of day trips or residential and guest speakers. This charge is to be paid at enrolment and is non-refundable. The Learner Support Fund is available and could help assist in paying towards these fees.
This qualification helps you to progress on to • the BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma Study Programmes in Business or Enterprise and Entrepreneurship or a Foundation AAT full-time course • traineeships, apprenticeships within the wider commercial industries and supported through Cambridge Regional College • employment e.g. retail sales assistant, trainee supervisor Please note in order to progress to the BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Study Programmes in Business you will need to achieve a minimum Pass for your Level 2 BTEC Certificate/Extended Certificate.
You will need one of the following qualifications • 3 GCSE's at grade 3 (D) or above including English or Maths, or Successful completion of a full Level 1 course.
Internally assessed coursework is continually assessed by a range of methods which may include projects, assignments, case studies, course work, self-assessment, feedback from clients and panel reviews. Grades from Pass, Merit, Distinction may be awarded to course work. The Study Programmes are 3 days each week. There is regular one to one tutorial provision.
You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.
Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.
If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .
Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.
Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.