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Highdown School
and Sixth Form Centre

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This is a BTEC Level 2 Diploma which is equivalent to two GCSE’s A* - C (9-4)

Awarding Organisation: Edexcel Pearson

More information: Mrs S Stevens


Entry Requirements

 4 or more GCSE’s at Grades D-E (3+)


Curriculum and Assessment

Units Studied



Enterprise in the business world

Finance for business

Promoting a brand

Sales and personal selling

Introducing retail business

Principles of marketing



Internal assessment

External assessment (December 2018)

Internal assessment

Internal assessment

Internal assessment

External assessment (January 2019)


Where might this course lead?

The course is designed to provide students with practical experience of business, enabling them to continue further in vocational or academic studies  or into the workplace.  Practical application takes place in many of the units and students have the opportunity to work with business people and apply their knowledge in work environments



Students are required to purchase a BTEC textbook. Other expenses include the costs of trips within the local area.