This course is perfect if you’re looking for a career in the world of business and want an overview of some of the vast options available. It will equip you with work-related, practical skills to get your foot on the ladder.
You’ll learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You’ll cover:
- Enterprise in the business world
- Finance for business
- Small business planning
- Promoting a brand
- Principles of marketing
- Project management introduction
You will also study English and maths.
You can expect to develop employability and enterprise skills from experienced, friendly tutors with a wealth of industry experience. You will also gain a broad range of skills needed for the business world.
This course is based at the City Campus (Adams Building).
The Lace Market
Start: 4th September 2019
Course code: C000411 / Q002224
Pearson Edexcel Level 2 First Certificate in Business
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 9–3/A*–D, including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4/A*–C. Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3/D and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4/C.
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You will do scenario-based external assessments and assignments which include presentations, reports and poster presentations and role play.
Choose to follow with BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Business and a career in the varied business world.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!