Business Marketing Distance Learning CourseMC802

Are you keen to promote your business? Want to understand advertising and promotion?  Then this is the right course for you.

It covers marketing your business, advertising and promotion as well as personal selling skills. This course is ideal if you want to take your small business on to the next level.

Like all Start Learning courses our Business Marketing course is split into small segments to make sure studying can easily fit into busy lives. You will also have access to your tutor for the duration of your studies.

Now with 10% off if you pay online - The deduction will be made automatically at the second page of the checkout. 

Course Info

Distance Learning Support


At Start Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course.

Entry Requirements 


At Start Learning we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.      

Recommended Hours of Study


We recommended you spend approximately 180 hours of your time studying for the Business Marketing course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 3 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 6 hours a week you could complete it in six months.
You can work at your own pace but you must complete the course within the 12 month period.

Course Contents


Module A - Marketing Your Business: Why do market research - Who will be your typical customer - What will they want - Why will customers buy from you - How to do market research successfully - SWOT analyses - Your marketing plan

Module B - Advertising & Promotion: Planning – position & strategy - Advertising a business - Promoting a business

Module C - Personal Selling Skills: What is selling - Building blocks leading to a sale - Handling incoming calls - Making appointments by phone - Reaching the decision maker - The sales presentation - Telephone selling - Handling objections - Keeping records - How to motivate yourself

Payment Plan

Full Price is £300

6 Monthly Installments of £50.00

The first installment is paid at time of enrolment with a fee for postage and packaging.

For postage costs click here: Postage & Packaging

Call us on 0800 074 1222 if you would like to set up a payment plan




At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

Awarding Body Information


NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland 

Language of Course




Q: How does the Business Marketing course work?
A: The great thing about distance learning is that you can study from home or work, at your own pace and in your own time. You will also have your own professional personal tutor offering unlimited support via email and post, seven days a week. He or she will be happy to answer any questions you may have and give you advice as to how to complete the course successfully.

Q: Is there an exam at the end of the course?
A: No, the course is made up of assignments which you complete and send to your tutor for marking.

Q: Is there a word count for my assignments?
A: No, there is no specific word count but you have to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the questions. One sentence answers will not be accepted and you will be asked to redo the question and resubmit it.

Q: What happens if I’ve paid for the course but find it unsuitable?
A: Not a problem. If you return it within seven days, we’ll give you a complete refund, as long as the course is in re-saleable condition.

Q: What are the qualifications required to enrol onto this course?
A: No Entry Requirements

Q: How long do I have access to the personal tutor service?
A: The personal tutor service is available for 12 months from when the study materials are received.  At Start Learning we aim help our students to the best of our ability; therefore we are always delighted to answer questions and queries out with the 12 month period.
Q: Do your courses meet the latest syllabus changes?
A: yes, all our course materials meet any changes and will be updated free of charge if further changes are made.

Q: Is this Business Marketing course paper based or on-line?
A: Our Business Marketing course is paper based and comes in an attractive folder. 

Q: I still have questions? / I would like more information?
A: If you require more information please do not hesitate to contact Start Learning via email: or call us on 0800 074 1222 or 0141 218 4424.

We look forward to hearing from you.