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Build the skills, techniques and personal qualities needed to succeed in the business world with this one-year course. You will work with knowledgeable, experienced staff to complete assignments and build your portfolio.
This course is ideal if you want to develop an understanding of the essential skills required to work successfully in a business environment and will give an understanding of business culture and responsibilities.
This course covers a wide range of business related areas. Business affects nearly every part of our daily lives and all business organisations demand well qualified, versatile and adaptable employees with high level skills and knowledge, plus sound business acumen.
The course allows you to develop the skills required to solve problems, deliver excellent customer service in a business environment, contribute to running business projects and events, be innovative, respond quickly and effectively to change communicate and work effectively with others and gives you the opportunity to learn how to manage and improve their own performance in a business environment.
You learn by completing assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and included in the course are a number of visits to organisations such as Cadburys and the Bank of England.
The course covers a wide range of subjects including:
You will need GCSE English and maths at grade D/3 or above, or Level 1 Functional Skills, or successful completion of our Future Pathways course.
The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects, portfolio building and case studies. You will develop a responsible and co-operative approach to working on your own and in groups. The course uses practical activities, presentations and involvement with local businesses wherever possible.
This course is a recognised route onto an Extended Diploma (Level 3) course; you should aim for a merit or distinction grade to ensure progression.
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