Course Overview

The course is intended to provide you with the opportunity to develop transferable skills through core and sector units eg:

  • Communication
  • Working With Others
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing Information
  • Self-management and Development.

These skills will be developed within the context of Business through practical and engaging delivery. The course is designed to allow you to develop knowledge and understanding which will support achievement and progression in Business. The development of study skills will allow you to work towards higher level skills and prepare you for the next stage of your educational journey or employment.

Course Structure

This course is extremely engaging and is divided into core and vocational/sector modules. 

The first four Core Modules focus upon transferable and employability skills eg:

  • Research
  • Planning
  • Time Management
  • Working With Others
  • Self-Development.

The content of the sector units offers a broad introduction to the skills and knowledge within the business sector to allow you to develop practical skills and creativity eg:

  • Communicating with Customers
  • Creating a Visual Display
  • Recording Income and Expenditure
  • Presenting a Business Idea
  • Contributing to Running an Event.

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs at a minimum of Grade E/2.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at Grade A*-C in these subjects when you commence your course.

Skills You Will Develop

  • Communication
  • Working with Others
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing Information
  • Self-management and Self-development
  • Research and Planning with a Business context
  • Business Skills eg: recording income and expenditure, brand promotion, research of local businesses, presentation etc.

How You Will Be Assessed

Internal assessment of coursework and in-class assessment.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 433133
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

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 FE Registry team.
Tel: 01274 433172
Email: [email protected].