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Applied A Level in Business at Appleby Heritage Centre

Course description

Applied business aims to provide candidates with a broad introduction to the business sector and to encourage candidates to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in realistic business contexts, such as discovering the problems and opportunities faced by local businesses and /or organising an enterprise activity.

Course content

AS Level:


Unit 1: Creating a marketing proposal

Unit 2: Recruitment in the workplace

Unit 3: Understanding the business environment


A2 Level:


Unit 4: Strategic decision-making

Unit 5: A business plan for the entrepreneur

Unit 6: Managerial and supervisory roles


Entry requirements

Students are normally expected to have 4 GCSEs at Grades A*-C.


Future opportunities

The qualification is graded A-E and attracts the standard UCAS tariff points. It is a good insight for those who may wish to study Business at University or who are considering employment.

Further information

Contact Rachel Swinscoe (Course Tutor)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Appleby Heritage Centre directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year (AS Level), 2 years (A2 Level)