Students looking to enter into the world of business, retailing or private sector.
Students are required to have five GCSE passes at grade C or above.
This is a 90 credit course (4 mandatory units plus chosen optional units to reach the combined total of 90 credits) which will allow progression to Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business the following year. The qualification provides an opportunity to study the key areas of business and to apply these to selected organisations.
The course is taught by well qualified and experienced staff with a background in business. You will learn through case studies, group work and presentations before completing assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations.
This is a nationally recognised qualification assessed solely through your coursework with no exams. Assessment can be through written assignments, presentations, role plays and team activities. All units are assessed by the college and moderated by the awarding body. An overall grade of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* is then awarded.
This business qualification could support you when applying for jobs in business related careers such as, administration, customer service, finance, IT, human resource management, marketing or sales. Students can also use this qualification to progress onto a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business which will then support progression to university.