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Business and Finance Diploma at Holy Family Catholic High School

Course description

The General Certificate in Education for Business & Finance has been designed to form a qualification that provides knowledge and understanding of this vocational area. Within the national qualifications framework their approach lies between the more general AS/A2 level in Business Studies and NVQ’s in Administration Management. This is an ideal qualification for those students who want a broad background to the general business environment that will allow them to progress to further and higher education or employment.

Course content

Candidates for the GCE Applied Business (Single award) will study six units. There is no external assessment as all units are coursework based.

Unit 1: Investigating Business
Unit 2: Customer Care
Unit 3: Communications
Unit 4: Finance
Unit 5: Business & the Law
Unit 6: Business Ethics

Entry requirements

Students entering this course should have achieved level 2 OCR/GNVQ which equates to 4 GCSE grades A* to C. Skills in Mathematics, English and Information Technology will be particularly relevant. There is however no prior knowledge required for this specification.

Future opportunities

Students who achieve this qualification will be fully prepared to enter a variety of HND or degree level courses in business related subjects. A six-unit (Single Award) qualification may also be considered as equivalent to 1 x A2 award for the purposes of admission to a wide range of degree courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holy Family Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 February 2017
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