Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Start date: 3rd September 2018
End date: 7th June 2019
Information Event: Y
Successful students automatically progress to the second year of the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma.
This eighteen unit programme demonstrates a modern and innovative approach to the World of Business and includes the following areas of study:
- Business Environment.
- Investigating Business Resources.
- Introduction to Marketing.
- Business Communication.
Plus fourteen further specialist units. If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade C or above in Maths and/or English you will be required to complete the relevant Essential Skills qualification. This will be a compulsory part of your timetable.
The aims of this course is to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to gain employment in a range of business areas and to give them a qualification that will enable them to progress to higher education.
A range of industry visits, including a residential visit will form an integral part of the programme. Each campus can tailor programmes to improve employment opportunities, eg. SAGE accounts, word/text processing, first aid, CPR, Duke of Edinburgh, foreign trip/exchange, business competition, interview skills training.
Continuous Assessment throughout the year based on a range of assignments, and projects across all modules plus an element of examination.