This course develops the knowledge, understanding and skills you'll need to follow your career pathway in Business. You will work closely with employers, namely Samsung, Google, and local charities such as Local Village network, who are integrated into the assessment process, giving you the essential skills to get you ready for the world of work, higher education, apprenticeships, and interships. You will be taught, Digital marketing, Finance, Law, Events, and Enterprise for those of you wanting to start your own business.
You will experience 'a learn by doing ' where you will have opportunites to run your own invent inviting friends, relaltives, and small Business to take part and witness the work you have achieved on your course. Do watch our short video.
You will need:
Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language or Maths or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at Merit (and Functional Skills in English or Maths at Level 2/GCSE English Language or Maths at grade 4 or above)
A reference from your previous school/college
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
Assessment is carried by completing an employer linked project, and core unit exams which embeds all units related to the course. The project is graded by achieving each task set out in the assignment brief. You will work closely with an employer brief which includes both theoretical and practical topics. This will give you both transferable practical skills and the theoretical ability to enhance your employability status with the purpose of recognising your ability to integrate the knowledge and skills gained on the course.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This course will help you to move on to an apprenticeship, or to pursue other employment in business and related sectors.