Business and Law AIM Extended Certificate Level 2 – C7357

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Course Overview

This is an exciting new course we are offering for 16-18 year olds who would potentially like to pursue a career in law but do not have the entry requirements to do a Level 3 in law and business. You will be enrolled on a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven’t already achieved a grade 4 or above.

This course is designed for student to get a good understanding of the law and business environment and will cover topics ranging from English Legal Systems and Employment Law to Business Finance. This course will give you the initial groundwork to enable you to progress onto Level 3 or into employment/apprenticeship

Please note that parts of units of the course may be delivered via online/blended learning.

If you are aged 16 to 18, you will be enrolled on a study programme. This will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven’t already achieved a grade 4 or above.
You will take part in activities that help you to develop your personal skills, such as building your character and confidence. This will help you to live well and move into your chosen career.

If you are 16-19 years old these activities will be timetabled as will work experience and placement. You can also choose to take part in other activities.
For other age groups, activities will be tailored to your needs.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

The AIM Level 2 Extended Certificate in Law and Business is a 27 credit qualification that consists of one mandatory unit – Investigating a Career plus seven optional units. The optional units you will study on the course are Employment Law, Consumer Law, English Legal System, Business Finance, Managing People, Organisational Structures and Marketing Research and Strategies. These units will give you the knowledge foundation to progress onto the next level if appropriate.

Entry Requirements

Standard entry to this course requires one reference. It is desirable that you can demonstrate 90% attendance. 4 GCSEs including in both English and maths at grade 3 (D) or above is required.

How you will be assessed

Assessment for the course is coursework only, across a variety of assessment methods.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (16-18): £0.00

Tuition Fees (19+): £1265.00

Material Fees



If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.

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Course and Career progression

If you gain a merit and your attendance is over 90% you can progress on to the Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Business and Law. Successful completion will also equip you for a career in a wide range of industries as law and business underpins most jobs and may lead to employment in the law, business, finance, administration, personnel, retailing, sales, marketing or accountancy sectors.

What Happens Next

Apply online via UCAS Progress or the College website. You will need details of your qualifications, a reference, and a personal statement to complete your application. Once your application has been successfully processed, you will be sent a conditional offer and be invited to a Welcome Event at the College to meet your tutors, learn more about your chosen course of study and tour the facilities. You will then need to confirm your acceptance of the course offered to you.

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