Course: Business Level 2

Study Level

Level 2


Great Yarmouth Campus


One year



Do you have a business idea? Always wanted to start your own business, or work as a business manager? Want to be at the centre of decision making? The Level 2 Business Studies course will act as a springboard to the Level 3, an apprenticeship and an exciting career as a business professional.

We will introduce you to the various types and purposes of businesses, where you will learn what a limited company is and why finance and cash-flow is so important to business. You will also cover branding and marketing and why this is needed, as well as how to become a successful entrepreneur.

This courses will provide you with a broad understanding of the operations and structures of businesses and equip you with the skills required to succeed in employment, an apprenticeship or progression to university.

You will study units including:

  • Enterprise in the business world
  • Finance for business
  • Principles of marketing
  • Project management

Why study with us:

  • You will learn through a mixture of classroom-based practical activities, individual and group work.
  • You will be taught by highly knowledgeable and supportive lecturers with genuine experience of business management in collaboration with guest speakers from industry.
  • Business is a pathway to a large range of degrees and apprenticeships and links well with many other courses and career opportunities.


Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, ideally including English and maths.


Business is an excellent course if you want to go on to study a degree in subjects such as business, marketing, human resources, finance or accounting.

You can also progress into an apprenticeship or employment.

"The James Paget Hospital has a wide range of business and administrative roles who all contribute to the running of the hospital and support our clinical roles and patient care. Through our partnership with East Coast College we hope to give students insight to these roles and provide a path to working within healthcare."

James Paget University Hospital

Jo Segasby, Chief Executive