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Have you ever wondered how the business world operates? The daily practices of companies big or small all require key roles and processes whether working in Sales and Personnel or Recruitment and Employment. This course will give you a valuable insight into this world and will enhance your employability-related skills. You will be able to reflect on your own work experience or those of your family and friends as examples.


External Assessment 25% - 1 Core Unit (Finance for Business)

Internal Assessment 75% - 1 Core and 2 Optional Units 

Entry Requirements



Topics studied:

Core (essential):

  1. Enterprise in the Business World
  2. Finance for Business

2 Options chosen to be studied from the following :

  • Principles of Customer Service
  • Sales and Personal Selling
  • Recruitment, Selection and Employment


The skills learnt in studying a BTEC First will aid your progression to further study (Level 3) on a range of courses including Business and Travel and Tourism as well as prepare students to enter the workplace. In the business sector, you may have the opportunity to move into entry-level roles, such as assistants in business administration, marketing, finance, human resources, sales and customer service.

Course Information


BTEC Level 2

Course Work