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Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 3 including English or Maths or completion of a level 1 course at Merit with a Grade 3 in English or Maths

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Full time

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1 academic year

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Key features and Benefits

  • Enjoy guest speakers from the world of business
  • Take part in work placements with local companies
  • Participate in sport activities and play for various college sports teams
  • Visit Alton Towers as an end of year trip

  • Overview

    This is a Gateway Level 2 certificate. The 1-year course designed for students who wish to have a wide range of options to progress on to the Level 3 T-Levels and pursue a career in the diverse business industry.

    The qualification seeks to improve students' knowledge and aptitude for key concepts in business. Students obtain an understanding of the corporate world and acquire practical skills in customer service, retail, and business administration. The qualification is focused on the demands that today's employers have and are relevant to the business industry.

  • What will I study?

    What will I study?

    The Gateway Level 2 certificate with has units in:

    • Communication Skills for Work
    • Understanding Business Organisations
    • Business Project and Planning and Running an Event

    You will also look at understanding Finance in a business context, Introduction to the English Legal System, Working in Teams, Sustainability and Enterprise. This is alongside English and Maths.

  • Entry Requirements

    You will need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 including English or Maths or completion of a level 1 course at Merit with a Grade 3 in English or Maths.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed in a range of units with practical and wider project-based assessment options. You will also have two examined units.

  • What can I do next?

    On completion of this course you can progress on to a T-Level, further study at Level 3 or an Apprenticeship.

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99.7% Overall BTEC Pass Rate

Blackburn College August 2021 Results