Where will this course lead?

Our Level 2 Business diploma is a course for those who want to learn the building blocks of business from the base level and develop their overall knowledge at a junior level in administration or retail, potentially looking to progress further on to a level 3 course.

What will I study?

Various units related to Business, such as:

- Business Communications
- Financial Forecasting
- Business Purposes
- Starting a Small business.

How will this course be delivered?

The Business Diploma at level 2 is both a theoretical and a practical course and will be delivered through a range of teaching methods including lectures, guest speakers, workshops, trips, webinars, Quizziz, Coggle and Powtoon. The lecturers are highly experienced with many years working in industry and some owning and running their own businesses. All classrooms have state of the art facilities including interactive whiteboards, computers and video link software.

You will be working on assignment briefs designed by expert tutors, using employer's feedback to ensure the content is up to date. We work closely with many local employers and the 'Solihull Chamber of Commerce' which is on our campus.

What qualifications will I get?

OCR Level 2 Diploma in Business

How will I be assessed?

You will be studying via a variety of assessment methods including role plays, presentations, written reports, posters, displays and video clips.

How do I get a place on the course?

You will need to have as a successful interview with a course tutor.

What are the entry requirements?

Four GCSE's in academic subjects at grade D/3 or above including English or maths, as well as successful completion of diagnostic assessments.

What else do I need to know?

You will need to be dressed formally every day on this course. We promote work readiness on this course and whilst we do not enforce a uniform there is an expectation that you will be dressed smartly during your lesson time at Solihull College. This will be discussed at length during interview.

What can I do after this course?

The majority of students who are successful on this course progress into work at a junior level or progress onto a level 3 course either in business or other vocational areas.


Blossomfield Campus

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Course Fee

N/A For 16 to 18 year olds

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Study Mode

Full Time