BusinessVocational • Level 3
About the course
As a student on this course you will develop a deep underpinning knowledge of business through the study of subjects including marketing, finance and accounting, international business, business event management, business law, business accounting, creative product promotion and starting a small business. On the course you will participate in varied and interactive learning activities, working in teams and through self-directed study in our well-resourced classrooms and learning hubs. You will learn how to apply the knowledge you develop in the classroom in to the business sector, through running business events and engaging with local employers. The course will help to prepare you for a career in the challenging and rewarding business sector.
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
Location ByBurnley College
Five GCSEs at grade 5 or above in a good range of subjects including English Language or Mathematics OR a relevant Level 2 Diploma with a Merit grade or above and a GCSE grade 5 in English Language or Mathematics.
A range of methods are used to assess your learning including verbal assessment, written assessments and practical presentations.
Careers & Progression
This course will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to continue onto a degree, or a degree Apprenticeship in a business related subject. Popular career choice of our learners include going on to study and practice Law, Accounting, Marketing and Events Management.
Extra curricular activities
Whilst on the course you will take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. These include: Overseas residential to New York, Portugal, Spain (These run every other year so you will have the opportunity to participate in one during the two year programme), Guest speakers from various business backgrounds, Team-building activities such as Go Ape, Jump Nation, Outdoor Elements and Escape Rooms, Trips to Media City and TV studios to support the marketing units, as well as the opportunity to take part in many national competitions such as Barclays Money week and other exciting opportunities including the internal college sporting academies.