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Business Enterprise Academy (Level 3) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

This course is aimed at people with a lively and enquiring mind who have an interest in business, including setting up their own. You’ll need to have a willingness to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate ideas effectively. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities.

Course content

• The business environment
• Business resources
• Business accounting
• Starting a small business
• Aspects of the legal system and law-making process
• Developing teams in business
• Customer service
• Introduction to marketing
• Managing a business event
• Business communication
The Level 3 course is designed as a two year study programme but there is an option to undertake a one year Diploma instead. Please ask for more details at your interview.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade C or above to include English and Mathematics OR BTEC Level 2 qualification OR NVQ Level 2 OR VRQ Level 2.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

The next step after completing this course is to move in to High Education (with various degrees in the business field available), employment or your own business start-up.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: BTAL3BUFM1


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      By Road: 
      The Middleton Campus is two miles from junction 20 on the M62. Take the A627(M) towards Oldham and leave at first junction and follow signs to Middleton.
      By Rail: 
      The Castleton rail station is 2 miles from the Middleton campus, and takes around ten minutes to reach by bus.
      By Bus: 
      The No. 17 bus service runs frequent between Rochdale and Manchester approximately every ten minutes and stops at the entrance to the Middleton Campus.