This is an excellent course which will give you the opportunity to develop valuable transferable skills such as team work, research and organisation skills which are needed in the work place and will help you with your own personal development.  The course provides a solid introduction to key business subjects such as customer service, finance, branding and presenting a business idea as well as looking at use of IT at work.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

This course can lead to progression onto a Business Level 2 course or to an appropriate Level 2 qualification within the College.  It could also lead to a Level 2 apprenticship in Business Administration, Retail, Customer Services or an IT related subject.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

It is for learners with a minimum of 2 GCSE's grade 3 -2 (formerly D - G)  including English and maths. Learners should also have an interest in business

What about work experience? 

All students are encouaraged and supported to undertake a two week relevant work placement. The college will help find placement employers but you are encouraged to seek your own work placement employer.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
BAL1FP0040 06/09/2021 £50.00 £50.00 £1700.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

Units will be selected from the following:

  1. Branding a product
  2.  Researching businesses locally, nationally and globally
  3. Presenting a business idea
  4. Organising a business event
  5. Communicating with Customers
  6. Recording income and expenditure

More info

Start Day/Time 

This course will start September 2020.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Level 1 Certificate/Diploma

Awarding Body 

Ascentis

Curriculum Area 

Business, Digital, Leadership & ESOL - Hospitality and Tourism

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Level 1 Certificate/Diploma

Awarding Body 

Ascentis