Business and Management

Business: Step into Business: Business and Enterprise Level 2 (Full-time)

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will commence in September. This course runs for one academic year.

Entry requirements

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English.

You will achieve

Level 2 Award in Business and Enterprise.

Course overview

This course is perfect for those wanting a career in the world of business as it provides an overview of the wide range of options available within this industry.

Course content

This course will allow you to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the business sector. You will plan your own business start-up, learn about the different types of ownership and organisational structures and decide which is the best option for your business. Those who study this course will also have an opportunity to further their knowledge of the finance sector.

You will study a range of event planning and business units, including:

  • Introduction to business
  • Enterprise in the business world
  • Finance for business
  • Customer service
  • Teamwork
  • Business communication

You will be assessed by creating a portfolio of evidence, including written assignments, presentations and other relevant work. There are no exams on this course. 

 You will need to provide your own writing material, paper and folder. You will also need access to a computer/laptop and a storage device (USB) to save computerised work. 

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Upon course completion, you can progress onto one of our Level 3 Business courses, such as Level 3 Business, Customer Service or Advice and Guidance.


How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Business: Step into Business: Business and Enterprise Level 2 (Full-time)

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