This course is the perfect first stepping stone to a career in business.
This course is the first stepping stone to a career as it gives you an understanding of business and at the same time allows you to improve your maths, English and ICT skills.
You will have the opportunity to develop your practical skills and demonstrate what you can do.
You will study the following 4 mandatory units:
In this unit you will explore techniques to improve own organisational skills and review the use of techniques to improve own organisational skills.
- Developing a Personal Progression Plan
In this unit you will explore the skills and behaviours needed to meet personal progression goal and produce a progression plan to meet intended progression goal.
In this unit you will demonstrate the ability to work with others on a given activity and review own and others’ performance on a given activity.
In this unit you will carry out research into an agreed topic and present a summary of research findings into an agreed topic.
You will also study 6 optional units including:
- Organising a Meeting
- Branding a Product
- Presenting a Business Idea
- Contributing to Running an Event
- Recording Income and Expenditure
- Communicating with Customers
Coursework is set that reflects the practical skills on the course.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades:
- English at 2 or above and Maths at 1 or above, and
- 2 other GCSEs at grade 2 or above
You will need to demonstrate your ability to communicate successfully through a piece of free writing.
You could enter employment within a wide range of industry settings, in roles such as customer service adviser, reatil assistant or junior administrator.