School leaver

Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course Location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 3 Full-Time City Campus Full-time Vocational Apply

What’s it all about?

Do you have a keen interest in finding out about how businesses work and enjoy study that is based on realistic workplace situations? This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge of the business environment preparing you for higher education.

Core areas of business that will be covered include Marketing, Principles of Management, Event Management, Business Finance, International Business, Exploring business in context.

You will need 4 GCSE's at grade 4-9 including Maths and English. Or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire There are no additional costs required for this course, but you may want to purchase your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits throughout the two-year course. To take part in the trips and visits we require £50.00 which will cover transport and access to the trips and visits which is a key part in understanding the industry and what employers are looking for.

The course is practical, theoretical and what industries require. You’ll be assessed through report writing, presentations, creating newsletters, group activities and time constrained tasks. Four core units will be externally assessed, and exam based.

During practical sessions you will develop your skills and put them into practice using industry software and equipment.

During theory sessions you will be required to use your knowledge working in groups or working towards industry briefs.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills. Level 4 in Maths and English is a course requirement.

Mon-Fri between 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

What’s next?

After successfully completing the course, you could progress onto higher education within the college or study a degree at university in areas such as Human Resources, Marketing or Finance. You could also progress onto a higher apprenticeship or graduate programmes or direct into industry.

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