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Business, Accountancy and Management

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This is an ideal course for students wanting to follow a career in business, administration or marketing. Students learn practical skills such as working in a team and researching within a business environment, and learn to communicate effectively with others.

This course could open doors to a wide variety of educational and work choices including sales and marketing, human resources management, financial services and retail.

Administration skills are crucial to the effectiveness and efficiency of any organisation. This is an ideal course for students wishing to train or retrain in order to enhance their job opportunities, by developing skills that will equip them for today's modern office and retail environment.

Students will study a number of business related subjects including:

  • Enterprise in the Business Word
  • Finance for Business
  • Promoting a Brand
  • Recruitment Selection and Employment
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Small Business Planning
  • Introducing Project Management.

Students also complete a skills project which builds confidence and employability skills. It covers subjects such as equality and safeguarding, which are designed to broaden knowledge of these subjects and help with employment potential.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSE passes at grade 3 or above, preferably to include Maths and English, or a vocational qualification at pass or above, preferably to include Maths and English at Entry Level 1.

Students who have not yet achieved grade 4 in GCSE Maths and English, will study Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and English as part of their course.


Learners will need to be organised and willing to take part in a range of practical activities


Successful Learners will gain the L2 Certificate in Business


Students are assessed through a combination of assignments, practical work, projects and controlled assessments set by the awarding body. Students will produce a portfolio of work which is assessed against the grading criteria for the units. Assignments set will have an agreed hand-in date that will need to be met in order to meet the awarding body guidelines. In addition to portfolio work, some units may also include externally marked assessment material, sat under controlled conditions.

Home Study

Students are expected to spend additional study hours in the Learning Resource Centre in order to successfully complete this programme. Students will need to complete research and homework on a regular basis in order to build up knowledge and confidence with the world of business and retail. It is expected that students will spend approximately 6 hours a week on your course work outside of your normal class time.

Work Placement

During the course students will be expected to complete some work experience. This helps students understand the types of roles available in the industry and the skills required to gain employment in the sector.


Level 3 Business, an apprenticeship or employment.

Fees and Additional Costs

At times students will be offered the opportunity to visit exhibitions and shows and these may require students to pay entrance fees and coach costs. Students may also benefit from purchasing text books, the details of these books will be discussed during induction when the latest edition of books will be recommended.

Additional Information

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