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Face-to-face CPD

Success In BTEC National Business Unit 2

Resources and approaches to support effective revision and exam technique for learners taking Unit 2.


Face-to-face CPD
Success In
1 day (10am to 3.15pm)

All teachers supporting learners preparing for their Unit 2 assessment.

About the course

This course is focused on providing practical guidance and resources to help students maximise their exam performance in Unit 2.

Drawing on the recommendations from recent examiner reports and other exam board guidance, our subject experts will be on hand to help you focus revision and exam practice lessons in the crucial period leading up to the Unit 2 assessment.

What we'll cover

  • Reminder about assessment structure

  • Review of Unit 2 performance
  • Where marks are lost
  • What the examiner has said
  • Key areas to address

  • Approaches to delivery
  • Teaching to the Test
  • When should learners take Unit 2?
  • Assessment practice & mocks

  • Assessment delivery guide
  • What learners can and can't do in Section A
  • Those two pages of A4 notes - content and structure
  • Large cohort logistics & supervision of Section A notes
  • Common issues with running the assessment window and submitting learner work

  • What's the difference between Pass, Merit & Distinction?
  • Building confidence with tackling the research pack
  • Drawing out the key information from Section A
  • Why Section B information is so important - and how to use it
  • Activity 1: Justification - SWOT, PESTLE or PLC?
  • Activity 2: Extended Marketing Mix
  • Activity 2: Campaign Plan, Costs & Timetable

  • Spotting areas for improvement in learner responses
  • Using the JAM approach for better responses

The tutor2u approach to CPD

  • A full day of CPD designed and delivered by experienced subject specialists

  • Practical, ready-to-use resources that you can put to use and share with colleagues as soon as you return to the classroom

  • A chance to have your questions answered, and teaching problems solved

  • An invaluable opportunity to share ideas and experiences with colleagues from other centres and to build a network of contacts

  • Refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch

  • All attendees receive a 20% one-time discount code to use on any tutor2u print or digital resources

Your hosts

  • Jim Riley

    Jim Riley is the co-Founder and CEO of tutor2u. Prior to founding tutor2u with twin brother Geoff in 2000, Jim was Director of Strategy for Thomson Travel Group. Prior to this Jim spent 10 years with PwC. Jim is a Fellow of the ICAEW and holds an MBA from Bradford Business School.

About Success In

Focused on exam performance. Designed to help teachers maximise their students' performance in external exams.

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