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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 Year
Code PHL2CBUS
Awarding Body Edexcel
Level Further Education
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

The course will provide you with inspiration and enthusiasm for a career in business. By studying a broad range of business related subjects, you will be equipped to pursue a career path in disciplines such as marketing, finance, sales, retail or recruitment etc. You will be given the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of each discipline within the business sector. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have a number of progression opportunities available including: Level 3 Business related courses; apprenticeships; NVQs and employment within a wide range of junior/assistant job roles across the business sector.

What you'll study

  • Following verbal and written guidelines from tutors
  • Case Studies
  • Using course materials and notes
  • Flipped learning via Moodle (virtual learning environment)
  • Writing reports and assignments
  • Creating and delivering presentations
  • Class workshops
  • Taking part in group work and discussions

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; Mathematics and English; a tutorial programme and enrichment.

The vocational qualification structure is built on Core, Mandatory and Optional Specialist Units with a total of eight Units undertaken. Two Units require assessment to be taken under examination conditions and will be externally assessed by the awarding body.

  • Enterprise in the Business World
  • Finance for Business (externally assessed)

Principles of Marketing

  • Principles of Customer Service
  • Sales and Personal Selling
  • Recruitment, Selection and Employment
  • Building Successful Business Teams
  • Financial Planning and Forecasting
    • Following verbal and written guidelines from tutors
    • Case Studies
    • Using course materials and notes
    • Flipped learning via Moodle (virtual learning environment)
    • Writing reports and assignments
    • Creating and delivering presentations
    • Class workshops
    • Taking part in group work and discussions
  • The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; Mathematics and English; a tutorial programme and enrichment.

    The vocational qualification structure is built on Core, Mandatory and Optional Specialist Units with a total of eight Units undertaken. Two Units require assessment to be taken under examination conditions and will be externally assessed by the awarding body.

    • Enterprise in the Business World
    • Finance for Business (externally assessed)
  • Principles of Marketing

    • Principles of Customer Service
    • Sales and Personal Selling
    • Recruitment, Selection and Employment
    • Building Successful Business Teams
    • Financial Planning and Forecasting

Entry requirements

Three GCSEs at a minimum of Grade D/3 including English and Mathematics.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

How to apply

Apply now!

Careers and skills

Next steps

Skills You Will Develop Technical skills including knowledge and understanding of work in a particular sector eg Finance Employability skills ie self-management; teamworking; business awareness; customer awareness; problem solving; communication; basic Literacy and Numeracy; positive attitude to work and the use of IT Research and study skills Organisational Skills Functional Skills Independent learning

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Tuition fees

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team. Email: enrolment@bradfordcollege.ac.uk. https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/study/adult-students/fees For information about our student services, please click here.

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