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Vocational & T Level

Skills for Business Diploma Level 2

Subject Area
Business, Tourism & Professional Studies
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
1 year
Level 2

This Level 2 qualification is an introduction to the world of business. You will develop an understanding of the essential skills required to work successfully in this environment. It also gives you an understanding of business culture and responsibilities.

It allows you to develop the skills required to solve problems, communicate and work effectively with others, and gives you the opportunity to learn how to manage and improve your own performance in a working environment.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 subjects at GCSE grade 3 including English and Maths.

What will I study?

Topics covered include:

  • Customer Service
  • Introduction to Business
  • Marketing
  • Plan, Develop & Participate in a Business Project

There is the opportunity to continue to study GCSE Maths and English towards grade 4 within this programme of study.

Additional costs
There is a course contribution cost of £70.00 to support the trips and visits organised across the year to enhance students' learning. For further information please speak to our tutors at open events and guidance discussions.

Method of delivery

Attendance is full-time and it may include work experience placement. Your studies will be across three full days per week. These will be mainly classroom based but you will also experience event organisation activities and project management. All of your sessions will be in College with 90% of your time classroom based and 10% undertaking simulated practical activities. Our methods of delivery will include student focused learning, formal teaching sessions, accompanied by workshops, tutorials, some independent studies, problem solving and work-based learning.

How will I be assessed?

This is a portfolio-based qualification. Internally assessed, you are required to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of 100% of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. On completion of each unit, you must declare that the work produced is your own. The Assessor must countersign this. The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include (in no particular order):

  • Assessor observation
  • Witness testimony
  • Worksheets
  • Assignments/projects/reports
  • Record of professional discussion
  • Record of oral and written questioning
  • Candidate and peer reports
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Good course combinations

This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, T Level, Apprenticeships or A Level programmes.

Your next steps

On completion you may progress into employment within the business, retail or hospitality sector or progress to the Level 3 T Level in Leadership & Management qualification. Alternatively, you could progress on to an apprenticeship.

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