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Business at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

Course description

Certificate (Year 1)

Compulsory Units

1. Business Environment

* Here we look at how different businesses are owned and organised.
* Also how a wide range of factors affect how a business operates and what it does e.g how would a business be affected by falling demand due to economic changes.

2. Business Resources

This unit is all about the resources that a business needs;
* Staff/human resources and how they recruit, train and co-ordinate them to work as a team; Finance and how to access the appropriate finance, interpreting financial statements .
* Managing the physical resources such as the IT etc.

Optional units (the college will choose 1 of these)

3. Introduction To Marketing

4. Business Communication

Subsidiary Diploma (Year 2)

Compulsory units - The optional unit from BTEC Certificate that was not covered

Optional Units - 2 units that the college will choose from a wide range of business related topics.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at C grade or above with at least a D grade in mathematics and English Language.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shrewsbury Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 06 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years