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Business Level 2

Course code: BFAU000P

Subject area: Business

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 2

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 17:00

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

9th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

Are you interested in starting your career in the world of business? If so, then this T-Level Foundation Year Programme offers you the opportunity to embark on your future career!
The opportunities in business are endless and we want to ensure that you are exposed to as many of these as possible throughout the year. Therefore, we include marketing, customer service, recruitment and selection, finance, retail and so much more!

Our specialist business lecturers will guide, support, and work with you to develop your skills and knowledge as you progress through this 1-year programme. You will learn by completing projects and various assessments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The programme introduces you to a range of areas in the exciting world of business whilst you will participate in an extended work experience programme.

Course units
This course is made up of a range of industry driven topics to fully prepare students for their next steps. These include:

• Enterprise in the Business World

• Finance for Business

• Recruitment and Selection

• Introducing Project Management

• Providing Business Support

• Principles of Marketing

• Business Documentation

• Building Successful Teams

What next?
With the BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Business qualification, you can progress onto the T Level in Business Management and Administration, an apprenticeship, or an alternative Level 3 programme.
Entry criteria
4 GCSES at Grade 3 including English or Maths OR a Level 1 pass in a related subject plus English or Maths, and both English and Maths must be at least grade 2 / Level 1 Functional Skills.
Fee information
Study trips and visits linked to modules will be arranged as part of your programme of study. These normally include an induction trip and visits to retail outlets and large business organisations. Any applicable fees regarding these trips will be advised at the start of the course. A day trip and induction trip fee will be payable at induction and are correct at the time of writing. To discuss financial support for these trips, please contact our bursary team.

Day trip fees: £60 (this covers two trips)

Induction trip fee: £50 (Oxford Challenge)

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £2,000.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £2,000.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Learning & method assessment
This course uses a blend of assessment methods including reports, assignments, presentations, and exams. Extended Work Experiences plays an important role in the Transition Programme.
User skills
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop the essential skills required to progress into the business or similar industry. As part of your programme, you will develop the following transferable skills in collaboration with local and regional employers:

- Working within a business enviroment (As part of an industry placement)

- Working collaboratively with others

- Resilience and problem solving

- Effective communication

- Using your initiative and decision making