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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWL1BUS
Awarding Body BTEC
Level Level 1
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This introductory qualification is designed for learners who may be ready to progress quickly to further study, the Award offers a basic introduction to the business sector and provides learners with the opportunity to develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills related to the study of business in order for them to progress to further learning.

What you'll study

Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of lectures, seminars, workshops and presentations alongside independent student research. You will develop skills using up to date business industry research and practice as well as current academic concepts. Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and two sector specific units over the duration of the course.

 

Modules covered:

  • Level 1 BUSINESS
    • Unit A2 Developing a Personal Progression Plan
    • Unit B9 Presenting a Business Idea
  • PSD (Personal self-development)
    • Unit 410: Keeping Safe
    • Unit 445: Crime and Its Effects
    • Unit 448: Stress management
Core Units: Being Organised, Developing a Personal Progression Plan Sector Units: Finding out about a business in your area, Branding a Product, Creating a Visual Display, Communicating with Customers
  • Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of lectures, seminars, workshops and presentations alongside independent student research. You will develop skills using up to date business industry research and practice as well as current academic concepts. Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

  • The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and two sector specific units over the duration of the course.

     

    Modules covered:

    • Level 1 BUSINESS
      • Unit A2 Developing a Personal Progression Plan
      • Unit B9 Presenting a Business Idea
    • PSD (Personal self-development)
      • Unit 410: Keeping Safe
      • Unit 445: Crime and Its Effects
      • Unit 448: Stress management
  • Core Units: Being Organised, Developing a Personal Progression Plan Sector Units: Finding out about a business in your area, Branding a Product, Creating a Visual Display, Communicating with Customers

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

Entry requirements

Entry 3: There are no entry requirements for this level apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

Level 1: You should have keen interest in business and achieved a minimum 2 GCSE at grade 2 (E) or above. Entry level 3 qualifications with minimum Entry 3 at Maths and English are also accepted.

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 at bradfordcollege.ac.uk/apply

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

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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