Business Introductory Diploma BTEC Level 1 at Epping Forest College
This course is designed as a general introduction to the business sector. It does not limit your future choices, and may be linked with other vocational areas of work at Level 1. Ideally this course is suitable for who wish to experience and sample different perspectives in the world of business.
Curriculum staff will arrange visits and guest speakers with industry experience to attend some classes and will relate directly to the module and unit being studied.
- Using Email
- Welcoming Visitors
- Making & Receiving Calls
- Working in a Team
- Handling Mail
- Creating Business Documents
- Job Opportunities in Business Administration
- Recording Business Transactions
Mandatory element of study programme is to complete and improve literacy and numeracy through completion of Functional Skills in both literacy and numeracy. Based on an initial assessment you will be entered for the appropriate Functional Skill level.
One week work experience is a compulsory element of the course.
4 GCSEs grades E–G or above. Screening for literacy and numeracy to achieve a minimum of Entry 3
Student to supply own ring binder / folder; A4 notepad / paper; pens.
It is very important to find out about all of your options after you have completed your course. Some careers will require specific qualifications and training for you to work in the sector, whereas other jobs and careers do not have a set training route. For Level 1, you may decide to continue to the next level of your current subject at this college, or you may want to find out about other options that are available to you.
You may also choose to apply for an Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2). Information about apprenticeships can be found at the National Apprenticeship website - you can search and apply for apprenticeships there. You then complete ONE application form, which you can use to apply for any Apprenticeship. The entry requirements vary a lot, depending on the employer, the college and the Apprenticeship. Notgoingtouni has information about Higher Apprenticeships as well as vacancies.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Epping Forest College directly.