Course Overview This challenging course will encourage you to develop your mathematical skills, improve your ability to think logically and enable yo…
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Providing an introduction to the world of business, this vocational course has proved both a popular and successful route for students who have not achieved enough points at GCSE for entry onto one of our Level 3 courses.
You will be assessed continuously through coursework and assignments, together with an external exam in one of the units covered. Good organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines are vitally important to be successful. In addition, you will be able to complete Functional Skills qualifications, or retake GCSEs in Maths and/or English. This will be discussed at the enrolment process.
English 3, Maths 3 and at least 3 other 3s
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£20 for textbooks, optional trips (costs to be advised)
You may be required to complete an activity before you start in order to help introduce you to the subject. Check back in the summer term for more details.
In Business, you will study topics such as finance and marketing and you will learn how businesses are organised. This course also includes a two-week period of work experience.
Last year students on this course went on to various destinations including several apprenticeships and places at the University of Northampton.
Successful completion will enable you to progress into employment and supplement your existing GCSE qualifications. Students may consider direct entry into related employment, Apprenticeships or further training after completing this course.
Gaining at least merit grades can provide you with access to a range of Vocational Diploma courses, including Business, Travel and Tourism or other subjects within the College.