This course is for anyone who wants to work in the business sector, is thinking of setting up their own business or who is already employed and wants to know more about the different areas of a business and how they work. On this course, you will learn about the various aspects of the business world including marketing, HR, commerce and finance as well as working in a team at work and remotely and using computer software to maximise efficiency. If you are working in business or want to work in business this is an ideal introductory qualification to build knowledge and skills.

At college residential and online

Date and Times

1st June 2021 – 28th July 2021

At college, residential:

1st – 3rd June (3 days, 2 nights)

21st – 23rd June (3 days, 2 nights)

5th – 7th July (3 days, 2 nights)

26th – 28th July (3 days, 2 nights)


Every Friday

Level Level 2 
Awarding Body City & Guilds
Learning Outcomes
  • Marketing 
  • HR
  • Commerce and Finance 
  • Working as a team
  • Remotely using computer software
Entry Requirements 

A certificate of Level 1 English is to be provided on application or if you are unable to produce a certificate, you can take an entry test to have your level of English assessed.

You must have a computer and internet access at home along with a microphone and camera installed.

This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority and is available to people living in a range of locations within the West Midlands.  To find out about eligibility contact the Admissions team on 0121 472 0116 or email [email protected] 


Full certificates at level 2 or below cost from £0-£100 depending on your income

Progression This qualification will help you to progress in a business role or you could apply for a level 3 qualification in this area including the Fircroft Level 3 Leadership and Management qualification.