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Business Enterprise Academy preparatory year (Level 2) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

This course is aimed at people with a lively and enquiring mind who have an interest in business, including setting up their own. You’ll need to have a willingness to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate ideas effectively. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities.

Course content

• Finance in business
• Customer service
• Marketing
• Introduction to retail
• Visual merchandising
• Sales and personal selling
• Recruitment and selection
• Enterprise in the business world
• Using business documents
• Promoting a brand
• Business online

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade D or above to include English and Mathematics.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

The next step after this course is to progress onto Year 1 of Business Enterprise Academy or the Accounting Academy.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: BTAL2BUFM1


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      By Road: 
      The Middleton Campus is two miles from junction 20 on the M62. Take the A627(M) towards Oldham and leave at first junction and follow signs to Middleton.
      By Rail: 
      The Castleton rail station is 2 miles from the Middleton campus, and takes around ten minutes to reach by bus.
      By Bus: 
      The No. 17 bus service runs frequent between Rochdale and Manchester approximately every ten minutes and stops at the entrance to the Middleton Campus.