Course Overview

Business Studies is ideal for learners who are interested in gaining an insight to understand a variety of businesses and how they function. This will include topics such as business planning, finance, promotion and recruitment.

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Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at students on our Level Two Step Up Pathway Programme, alongside English or Maths GCSE looking to build on their Level Two Portfolio.

What will you learn?

This course is assessed by coursework (75%) and exams (25%). The Units are: 

  • Financial Planning and Forecasting
  • Finance for Business
  • Promoting a Bran
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Enterprise in the Business World
  • Introducing Retail Business
  • Recruitment, Selection and Employment
  • Using Business Documentation

What skills will you develop?

Skills students will develop on this course include:

  • Evaluation 
  • Time Management  
  • Practice 
  • Use Of Google Suite  
  • Self Confidence  
  • Literacy  
  • Oracy  
  • Numeracy 
  • Evidence Analysis  
  • Application & Contextualisation 
  • Presentation Skills   
  • Exam Techniques  
  • Revision  
  • Focus  
  • Research  
  • Making Decisions  
  • Digital Literacy  
  • Evidence Evaluation  
  • Applied Analysis  
  • Industry Application  
  • Effort  
  • Meeting Deadlines  
  • Technical Language 
  • Self Responsibility  
  • Self Motivation  

Progression Routes

Progress onto Level Three qualifications at John Leggott College.

Level Two

Course Leader:
Lucy McKenzie

Course Length:
One Year

Entry Requirements:
An interest in to progressing onto Business

How is the course assessed:
This course is assessed by coursework (75%) and exams (25%).