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Business Level 2 at Itchen College

Course description

This is a course for those who are looking for a practical approach to studying business and how to apply this knowledge once you have gained employment.

This course is for you if...

...you are looking for an introduction to a range of business topics.

...you prefer coursework to exams.

...you want a practical course that will provide you with skills for the workplace.

Course content

The course is made up of three units which provide a general foundation to business.

Students will take part in real work experience as part of the course to help them gain further understanding of the business world. Lessons are structured over four days and students are encouraged to gain part-time employment on the day they are not in college.

Topics studied include:

  • Finance
  • Business purposes and organisations
  • Using office equipment
  • Training and employment

Assignments will require you to carry out research, analyse information and present your findings. Students will have contact with real business organisations.

Entry requirements

Grade 3 in English and Maths and two GCSEs at grade D. Pass or above in a vocational Level 1 qualification will also be accepted.

Additional guidance is available at interview. 

Assessment

100% coursework

Future opportunities

With further training or study, learners may progress into Business related careers such as accounting, administration, customer service, finance, IT, personnel or sales.

A vocational qualification provides good preparation both for employment and more advanced courses.

Further information

Students have the opportunity to put the practical skills of this course to the test in part-time employment, which is facilitated by this course.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 August 2016

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