Applied Business A Level at Skipton Girls' High School
Is this course for me?
An A Level in Business will suit anyone who is interested in the business world; who wants to know how to get started in industry, and how to run and work within a successful business.
AS Qualification Structure: Unit 1 – Investigating Business
In this portfolio assessed unit, candidates will explore the aims and objectives of businesses, the needs of their customers and how these are met through the use of the marketing mix.Unit 2 – People in Business
In this portfolio assessed unit, candidates will study the roles and responsibilities of people in business and the qualities an employer looks for in its employees.Unit 3 – Financial Planning and Monitoring
In this externally assessed unit, candidates will be assessed on their ability to calculate business costs, revenues and hence profits and will be required to know how managers use this information in decision making.A2 Qualification Structure: Unit 8 – Business Planning
In this portfolio assessed unit, candidates will be given the opportunity to produce a structured business plan for a new product or service.Unit 10 – Promotional Activities
In this portfolio assessed unit, candidates will learn how promotional activities, such as advertising and personal selling, are carried out by profit and not-for-profit businesses.Unit 12 – Managing People
In this externally assessed unit, candidates will be required to demonstrate that they understand how different types of management style impact upon the way in which a business operates and upon the staff who work in it.
Grade B in Mathematics and English Language.
A business qualification can open the door to literally hundreds of careers – too many to list here! Whatever route you choose to follow throughout your career, your business qualification will provide relevant knowledge whether it’s marketing, management, customer services or accounting.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Skipton Girls' High School directly.