This course is designed for ages 16-19. This qualification will allow you to pursue a career in business, retail, management, finance, accounting or law.

You will learn and practice professionalism, gain confidence and a clear understanding of the fundamentals of business enabling you to progress your career in this sector.

This course is ideal for those who wish to develop a broader knowledge and understanding of business sector. The content has been designed to give you opportunities to develop your transferable skills related to study and provide a platform for success both within the business sector and elsewhere.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 4-5 (C) or above including English and Maths

  • Level 2 Merit/Distinction in relevant business subject

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Developing Teams in Business

  • Understanding Retailing and Food Retailing

  • Understanding Business Ethics

  • Human Resource Management

  • Career Planning in Business

You will be assessed via:


  • Practical assignments

  • 100% of the course will be assessed by course work

This course will lead to a year 2 of the programme or Higher Education courses such as a Degree or HND/HNC or Employment opportunities within business/IT.

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