Business First Diploma Level 2 at Bexhill College
This course is ideal for students who prefer coursework to exams and have a genuine interest in Business. You will gain a good grounding in the basics of running a real business which can be applied straight to a job opportunity or will give
you the foundations required to continue studying.
This is a one year course and is equivalent to 5 GCSE's. You must be willing and able to write coursework assignments.
During the course you will study a wide range of units, there are 3 mandatory units.
• Enterprise in the Business World
• Finance for Business
• Small Business Planning
The remaining qualification is achieved through studying a choice of units selected from a further 32 units.
We will work closely with a group of eight local businesses to provide you with the opportunity to experience real business in a variety of different fields. From this short work experience placement, you will be able to develop skills that you can use in the future. This placement will be assessed though a portfolio which will go towards your overall grade.
A Range Of 3/2 Or D-E Grades. Students Who Do Not Have English And Maths At Grade C/4 Or Above Will Be Required To Take A Qualification In These Alongside.
You will produce a portfolio of coursework for each unit which will be assessed by your tutors as you go along and then verified by the external exam board, Edexcel. Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range of activities including
assignment and project work; case studies; workplace assessment; role play and oral presentation. There are two short exams on this qualification.
We do take students on trips to various businesses to give them the opportunity of seeing business in action.
Successful completion of this course would allow progression onto advanced level courses such as BTEC National Extended Diploma in Business at Merit level. Anyone who wishes to pursue a career in business would find this an extremely useful qualification.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.