Business Level 2



Attention, school leavers! Looking to step into the dynamic world of retail and unlock a world of exciting opportunities? Look no further! Get ready to dive into the retail industry, where you'll explore customer relations, business planning, finances, networking, and online sales.

This Level 2 course is perfect if you're aiming to pursue a career in business, whilst improving your maths and English. It's designed to provide a solid foundation and equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the retail sector.

But that's not all! Upon completion of this course, you'll have the option to progress onto a level 3 programme or an apprenticeship, including the highly sought-after Level 3 Digital Marketer apprenticeship. So, if you're ready to take the first step towards a successful career in business and unleash your potential, enrol at Shipley College today! Exciting opportunities await.

More about this course

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs at grade 3, to include English. Maths must be at grade 2 or above.


A full Level 1 at Pass grade, plus a GCSE grade 3 or above in English and a grade 2 or above in maths.

You will have an interview and further assessment to see if you are suited to the course.

Progression Information

On successful completion of the course, you could progress to the Business BTEC Level 3, start an apprenticeship in an area such as Business Administration or Customer Service, or find employment in the many opportunities across West Yorkshire.

Using what you have learnt on this course, you could also move on to a different career pathway such as Creative Digital Media Production, Computing or Travel & Tourism.

Enrolment Type
This Course Meets The Needs Of The Region By
Our Level 2 Business course provides young people with a good knowledge of areas within business and retail including marketing, finance, recruitment and customer service - all the skills that are needed in the work place. Students have gained experience of work whilst on their placements. Retail is a large employer in the district and this course offers students the knowledge and understanding of this sector.
Trips And Visits
The course includes a Morrisons Head Office Insight Day looking at the history of Morrisons, job roles and early careers that are available. There are opportunities for practice interviews and helpful tips are provided when students are being assessed at an interview.


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