Level 2 Award in Business

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details


College 16-18


Business & Law

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 362.00
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Course Overview

This introductory vocational qualification is designed to allow for a foundation year in the study of Business, usually alongside English and Maths GCSE. Students will generate business ideas and consider enterprise initiatives as well as develop digital, communication, written and oral business skills that will allow them to progress in a Business Career or further studies. Learners develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context to develop skills that are essential for the modern-day workplace. These skills include: teamworking, working from a prescribed brief, working to deadlines, presenting information effectively, accurately completing administrative tasks and processes.

Course Requirements

4 GCSE’s at Grade 3 or above (including maths and English Language).

What you will Learn

This course will give learners opportunities to link education and the world of work in engaging, relevant and practical ways.
It will enable learners to enhance their English and mathematical competence in relevant, applied scenarios. Also, supporting learners’ development of transferable interpersonal skills, including working with others, problem solving, independent study and personal, learning and thinking skills. And it will give learners a route through education that has clear progression pathways to further study or an Apprenticeship.


A mix of course work (business reports, presentations, role plays) and one external online assessment.


There is a clear progression route onto Apprenticeships, a larger Level 2 qualification in Business, then a Level 3 course, alternatively students can progress into employment.

Career Options

Business Administrator, Self-Employment, Customer Service Assistant

Mandatory Units

Unit 1: Introduction to Business
Unit 2: Finance for Business (External online test set by the exam board)
Unit 3: Enterprise in the Business World

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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