This course is designed for post-16 learners to develop skills, knowledge and behaviours to prepare for a career in a range of business areas.
2 GCSE grades at C or above and/or a suitable Level 1 qualification plus an interview.
This qualification is for learners who want to start a career in business or to progress onto a Level 3 provision. Successful progression would enable you to apply for apprenticeships in retailing, customer service, enterprise.
Alternatively, you may wish to progress to level 3 courses in Business or other vocational areas such as Tourism, Media or ICT.
The programme has been developed with leading employers from the business and enterprise sector. It is a new and exciting course being introduced within the Business School. Local entrepreneurs are invited to share their experiences of how they started their business with learners. Enterprise competitions may be integrated within the course.
You will study: Enterprise, Marketing, Business Planning and Pitching for a business idea.
GCSE resit opportunities will be available in literacy and numeracy to enhance employment opportunities and progression to level 3 courses.
You will complete one external assessment worth 25% and three internal assessments worth 75%.
This will include written reports, presentations, role plans and controlled tasks. You will also take assessments in literacy and numeracy.