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Qualification type: Extended Certificate
Level: Level 2
Awarding body EDEXCEL
Academic year: 2017/2018
Start date September 2017
Duration 1 year
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Full time

Course overview

This course is ideal if you are thinking about a career in business from accounts to warehousing. It will give you the basic business skills to help you find a job and work better once you have one. It does not matter which industry you are interested in working in as business underpins most jobs you may do in the future whether working in a multi-national, small business, charity or your own business.

If you have not achieved a C grade or above in English or maths, you will as part of your course be required to work towards this as part of your study programme.  You will be given the opportunity to go on work experience at certain times during your course.

To develop your employability opportunities you may also be given enrichment classes. This may focus upon additional qualifications, industrial updating and career preparation

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grades D-E including GCSE English or an appropriate level 1 qualification and a satisfactory school report.

How to enquire/apply

To apply for this course please click the apply button and complete the online application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or would like further information and support please contact us on 01325 503030.

Studying and learning
  • Business purposes
  • Business organisations
  • Financial forecasting for business
  • People in organisations
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication in business contexts
  • Business communication through documentation
  • Customer relations in business
  • Business online
  • Consumer rights
  • Working in business teams
  • Managing personal finances
What next

Course progression

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business with various specialisms
  • Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship
  • Level 3 Customer Service Apprenticeship
  • Level 3 AAT Apprenticeship

Career progression

  • Admin Assistant
  • Office Junior
  • Receptionist
  • Telephonist
Information, advice and support

Darlington College offers a wide range of support including careers guidance, financial assistance, additional learning support, childcare and many more. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Student Services Team on 01325 503030 and they will direct your call to the appropriate college support team.

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Enquiry Form

If you have any questions about this course, send us a message using the form below.

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