Business is a vibrant, vocational course which has both practical and theoretical elements. This course will provide you with a clear understanding of what is involved in running a business.
You will learn how successful businesses operate by looking at all the different functional areas that make up an enterprise. In choosing Business you will gain confidence and various skills for life. Throughout the course you will be given the opportunity to listen to visiting speakers as well as the chance to undertake a week’s work placement.
What will you learn?
You will find out about all the different parts that make up a business. This includes marketing and sales, customer service, production, recruitment/selection and organisation. You will compare different businesses to be able to see why some are more successful than others.
Who is the course aimed at?
By taking this course you will be preparing for progression to a Level 3 programme of study or an apprenticeship/job. Business is a generic subject which will help you in all types of employment. This programme of study will enable you to move onto a T Level in Business at Level 3.
You will need a minimum of four GCSE grades between 9-3. You will need at least two grade 4 in either English, Maths, or a Science.
This course will provide you with the opportunity to take part in trips to businesses like the Amazon Fulfilment Centre in Doncaster, to learn how a business works first hand. You will also experience talks from visiting speakers and visit many universities to help you to understand the best career pathway for you.
This is the perfect course to set the basis for a Level 3 T Level in Business.
Students who complete a qualification in Business go on to a wide variety of jobs. These can include: Accountant, Marketing Executive, Entrepreneur, Economist, Manager or Teacher, to name a few.