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Business - Introductory Diploma at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College

Course description

  • GCSEs to include C in English Language. Maths is advantageous
  • Merit grade in a vocational Level 2 subject, if taken
  • Equivalent to two A Levels over two years
  • Assessment based on 100% coursework
  • Opens doors to employment, higher level apprenticeships and carries UCAS points to support progression to higher education.

Course content

The Cambridge Technicals Introductory Diploma in Business is a vocational course aimed at people who enjoy learning in a practical, work-related way. It has been designed to provide high quality, industry recognised qualifications that will develop your communication and employability skills as well as preparing you for higher education and the competitive world of business.

The Introductory Diploma in Business is equivalent to one A Level and is studied during your first year at College.

The Diploma in Business upgrades your qualification to the equivalent of two A Levels and is taken in the second year.

These are challenging courses which offer the opportunity to acquire the essential knowledge and tools for the world of work by developing transferable skills such as planning, research, leadership, marketing and finance. Both carry UCAS points to support progression to higher education are widely and commonly accepted by the majority of universities. The Cambridge Technicals are a new generation of vocational courses developed through the exam board OCR’s links with the University of Cambridge.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

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