This introductory vocational qualification is designed to allow for a foundation year in the study of Business, usually alongside English and Maths GCSE. Students will generate business ideas and consider enterprise initiatives as well as develop digital, communication, written and oral business skills that will allow them to progress in a Business Career or further studies. Learners develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context to develop skills that are essential for the modern-day workplace. These skills include: teamworking, working from a prescribed brief, working to deadlines, presenting information effectively, accurately completing administrative tasks and processes.
This course will give learners opportunities to link education and the world of work in engaging, relevant and practical ways.
It will enable learners to enhance their English and mathematical competence in relevant, applied scenarios. Also, supporting learners’ development of transferable interpersonal skills, including working with others, problem solving, independent study and personal, learning and thinking skills. And it will give learners a route through education that has clear progression pathways to further study or an Apprenticeship.
There is a clear progression route onto Apprenticeships, a larger Level 2 qualification in Business, then a Level 3 course, alternatively students can progress into employment.
Business Administrator, Self-Employment, Customer Service Assistant
A mix of course work (business reports, presentations, role plays) and one external online assessment.
10:30am - 1pm