Course Structure

The Level 2 qualification is taught over 240 guided learning hours (GLH). It has core, mandatory and optional specialist units.

Learners must complete the two core units, the mandatory unit and the optional specialist units that are chosen during the course to reach a total of 240 GLH.

We are currently offering the following units however the number and choice of optional units are reviewed by the department on a bi-annual basis. 

Unit

Title

GLH (Guided Learning Hours

Core /Mandatory / Optional

Form of Assessment

1

Enterprise in the Business World

30

Core

Assignment

2

Finance for Business

30

Core

Coursework and Examination

3

Promoting a Brand

30

Optional

Assignment

4

Principles of Customer Service

30

Optional

Assignment

6

Introducing Retail Business

30

Optional

Assignment

8

Recruitment, Selection and Employment

30

Optional

Assignment

9

Principles of Marketing

30

Mandatory

Coursework and Examination

14

Business Online

60

Optional

Assignment