The BTEC Levels 1/2 Accelerated Learning in Business course is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications.
The course gives students the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment.
The qualifications also provide career development opportunities for those already in work.
Consequently, the course provides the opportunity to study full-time in college or part-time in schools.
GCSE resit examinations will be available in Numeracy and Literacy together with a suitable suite of additional qualifications to enhance employment opportunities.
This is located in the Business Tourism Management (BTM) department.
Two GCSE's at C or above or Level 1 Entry qualification plus an interview.
There are many career opportunities in Business, Retail and Administration or progression to a Level 3 qualification.
Some of the Units covered on the course may include Marketing, Finance, Enterprise, Customer Service, Business Online, Recruitment and Selection and Sales.
Students will prepare a varied amount of course work together with two external examinations. Written assessments are undertaken throughout the course.
Students will undertake research in a number of areas and present their findings in both written and oral format.
Students are also assessed when carrying out practical activities such as selling and presenting their websites.
Students are encouraged to purchase a course textbook and provide the necessary paper, pens, and folders and have sufficient funds on their ID cards to allow them to print work.