Business Level 2 City

Start Date
Course Course
City Campus

About this Course

This is a practical and work-related business course. You will learn all about the exciting world of business and have the opportunity to apply your learning in a practical and realistic way. Throughout your course you will develop a wide range of skills, working practices and thought processes, including IT skills, presentation skills, independent learning skills, team work and leadership skills.

Key Units

Key Areas of Study

You will develop your knowledge of and gain broad business experience in:
  • The world of business and everything that influences what businesses do
  • How businesses are organised and their aims and objectives
  • How businesses manage and organise their finances and staff
  • How to set up and run a business
  • How retail outlets use merchandise and sell their products
  • Selling skills
  • Creating financial documents including balance sheets

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grades A* - D / grade 3 or above (or acceptable alternatives) - these must include English Language and/or Maths at grade 4. 


A mixture of practical and written assignments, with 2 externally assessed units. 

Where does this Lead

You can progress to the Level 3 Business course or an appropriate alternative within The Sheffield College.

You might also choose to consider undertaking an apprenticeship or work experience.

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Will this course suit me?

To be successful on this course you need a positive attitude and a keen interest in the business environment.

Staff Experience
You will learn from experienced and enthusiastic specialist business teachers with a wide range of academic and business work backgrounds.

You will have access to excellent It facilities and course resources, including the collage intranet which will allow you to access your college work and learning resources when away from college.

Extra Costs

You will be expected to contribute toward the costs of trips and visits that take place throughout the course. You may be entitled to financial help with the cost of these trips and anything else you may need to buy for your course through the college's Learner Support Fund

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