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Applied Business (AS) at Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School

Course description

AS units: Investigating Business People in Business Financial Planning & Monitoring (Examination)

Entry requirements

A grade B or above in GCSE Applied Business is preferable. If not studied, a grade B or above in GCSE Mathematics and English is required.

Future opportunities

Students will have access to a wide range of career and higher education opportunities. You can start a career in business equipped with an excellent knowledge of how businesses operate. In particular, you will have a head start in careers within accountancy, marketing and human resources.You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Applied Business, which could lead you onto higher education, BTEC Higher Nationals or NVQ Levels 3 and 4 in areas of business such as business, management, economics and marketing. With further training, you could go into a job related to business, which could be through a trainee management scheme with a specific company. You could go straight into a job related to business as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the basic knowledge and understanding about how a business works. You could take this course with other advanced level courses or equivalent to prepare for higher education, BTEC Higher Nationals or NVQ Levels 3 and 4 in areas of business such as Management, Economics, Marketing or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to business management, marketing, public relations, and human resources. You may also like to do a trainee management scheme to get more business experience within a company. You could go straight into a job related to business as many companies like you to have a basic knowledge and understanding of how a business works.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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