Route3 BTEC LEVEL 2 For 16-19 Year Olds

BTEC Level 2 Award: Business

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This course, offered as part of our Transition Programme, provides an excellent foundation in business and enterprise. It teaches a wide variety of skills that will be of use to whatever further study or career route you take in the future.



To join this programme you will need 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (or equivalent). One of either English language or maths needs to be at least a grade 3 whilst the other needs to be no less than a grade 2.

Why study BTEC BUSINESS at Blackpool Sixth?

We offer this course in combination with the BTEC IT course which will give you a broad grounding in modern business and communications.

How will I be taught?

Class discussions, group and individual activities, research tasks, practical activities, guest speakers and trips.

  • Class discussions
  • Group and individual activities
  • Research tasks
  • Practical activities
  • Guest speakers
  • Trips

Teacher expertise

The course is taught by experienced staff from the business department.

What skills will I develop?

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Practical business experience
  • Organisation
  • Time management
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork
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How will I be assessed?

75% coursework (3 units), 25% exam (1 unit)

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What will you study and other information about BTEC Level 2 Award: Business

Where does it lead?

Progression into level 3 courses as part of the Transition Programme. The course is an excellent foundation for a very wide range of further study opportunities, especially those related to business.

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