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Vocational Studies BTEC Level 1 Certificate at Oaklands College

Course description

This is a full time course and you will study for 16 hours a week.

Course content

There are core units in self assessment, career progression, IT use and working as part of a group. You will then have the opportunity to specialise in Business.

Entry requirements

There are no formal course requirements but you must attend an interview and demonstrate your committment to further study.

This course will allow you to progress into further programmes of study and is appropriate for a diverse range of students. It will give you the generic skills needed to choose an area of specialism in the future. it will develop your independance and study skills and will suit those who have learning needs or have not yet achieved accredited qualifications for various reasons.


Assessment is predominantly through assignments and you will be given deadline dates to meet throughout the year.

Financial information

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

Future opportunities

As the year progresses, you will work with your personal tutor to determine a suitable course to progress on to. You may also wish to enter employment directly and the qualifications achieved on this course will aid job applications.

Further information

In addition, you will achieve functional skills qualifications in English and Maths. You will also achieve an additional qualification in employability skills.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 September 2016
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