This course is a perfect introduction to business studies if you want an administrative job or to work in retail. This is a work-related qualification. It will give you the chance to gain knowledge, understanding and skills that are important in a business environment. You'll study a variety of business topics such as business documentation, customer service and preparing for work. As part of the course, you'll work on a group project creating an event and implementing the ideas to help fundraise for a local organisation - giving you genuine experience on driving up interest and awareness in a business idea.
You'll be assessed throughout the year through coursework and exams.
Three GCSEs A*-G/9-1 including English or maths; OR other related qualifications and experience.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
Progress to one of our many Level 2 courses in business or into other subject areas - you'll have many opportunities for progression.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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