- Type: Business | Vocational Courses
- Level: 1
- Study Mode: Full-time
- Start: September 2021
- Duration: 1 year
About the course
This course will give students the potential opportunity to progress to the level 2 qualification in business, or to develop skills that will be valuable in a variety of full-time employment opportunities.
BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Business
Below 2x GCSE grade 3 and 2x GCSE grade 2 (4 GCSEs grades 2-3 or equivalent and a minimum level 1 in maths and English.
You will need an interview and a reference from your previous school.
How much does it cost?
Age 16-18 free. 19+ will require an employer's contribution. There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support. £90 per year to cover cost of educational visits, guest speakers and workshops, plus your own equipment and textbook.
The course will revolve around the organisation of an event.
Units B5: Finding out about businesses in your area, and B9: Presenting a business idea, and A4: Researching a topic, will develop students creativity and the process in developing ideas.
Unit B7: Branding a product and B8: Creating a visual display, will give students an insight into marketing in business.
Unit B10: Contribute to running an event, will develop students ability to react to pressures during an event.
Units A1: Being organised, A2: Developing a personal progression plan, A3: Working with others, and B6 Organising a meeting, will develop students own skills and abilities that will be beneficial in future education/careers in business.
Where will this course take me?
- Business administrator
- Finance assistant
- HR assistant
- Marketing assistant
- Retail assistant
The chance to be self-employed - it's not unusual to go freelance, work as a contractor or even start your own company!
Opportunities to work abroad - many large companies have branches or subsidiaries in other countries!
A higher than average starting salary – After completing higher level qualifications!
- A1: Being organised
- A2: Developing a personal progression plan
- A3: Working with others
- A4: Researching a topic
- B5: Finding out about a business in your area
- B6: Organising a meeting
- B7: Branding a product
- B8: Creating a visual display
- B9: Presenting a business idea
- B10: Contributing to running an event
How will I be assessed?
All units are assessed by coursework
Will I have to provide anything?
£100 for consumables including books and cost of exam re-takes.Recommended course text as per your interview, enrolment information to follow.
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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