Workskills for BusinessVocational •
About the course
This course will explore and develop basic skills and knowledge across the various business sectors and develop your knowledge about the sector specialist areas, business administration, business enterprise, retail and customer service and business set-up. Your studies will help you develop your self-confidence and wider knowledge of the Business sector ready for your academic progression to Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Business.
A minimum of 2 GCSEs. All applicants will be interviewed and assessed to ensure that this is the appropriate course for them.
The vocational diploma is assessed via coursework where you will create a portfolio of evidence. Maths and English will be assessed via an exam either for Functional Skills or GCSE
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may progress to a Level 1 Diploma in Business. When you have completed your studies other courses that are available include an Apprenticeship or a Level 2 Programmes in Engineering. Careers that this course may lead to include Accountancy, Business Management, Retail Management and Customer Service.
Extra curricular activities
There are plenty of activities and visits to take part in that will help you achieve your ambitions. Planned trips and visits to local and national companies and sites enriches the teaching programme to develop a deeper appreciation and understand of the links between the skills, knowledge and workplace behaviours needed in a successful career in the Business sector.