Business Level 3 at Kendal College
This course can lead to career opportunities in a variety of business related fields or degree level programmes such as the Foundation Degree in Business, or professional qualifications such as those offered by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) or the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
The course usually takes place over 3 days per week.
The team of tutors are specialists in their area and have industry experience. They organise a variety of trips for students, for example, a trip to London to visit the Bank of England, Houses of Parliament and The Supreme Court.
Throughout the year there are guest speakers, workshops and in house competitions.
All of our learners will be given support with their English and Maths skills where relevant to their main programme. Those students who have not yet achieved a ‘C’ grade at GCSE in these subjects will continue to work towards these important qualifications at a level suited to them.
This course will be part of a wider study programme, which may also include english & maths, work placement and additional studies.
There are 9 units in Year 1 and 9 units in Year 2.
Mandatory units include:
- Business communications
You will also have the opportunity to study specialist units in:
- Human resource management
- Event management
- Team leading
You will need either:
- Five GCSEs at grade A*-C including English and Maths
or a Level 2 Diploma or NVQ in a related field or equivalent
All applications will be considered on their individual merit.
Assessment is continual throughout the year and includes:
- Multiple Choice Examination
- Portfolio of Evidence
- Practical Demonstration/Assignment.
All units are assessed, and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit or Distinction. - See more at: http://www.kendal.ac.uk/browse-courses/business-level-3#sthash.sDiQkNPp.dpuf
This course is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and can lead onto a wide variety of university courses, apprenticeships and employment in fields such as accountancy, administration, customer service, finance, information technology, personnel or sales.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kendal College directly.