Level 1 Extended Certificate in Business
The course is for you if you’re interested in business and you want to build an exciting career in this sector, but do not have enough GCSEs or would like a gentle introduction to the subject.
This course looks at the various aspects of business which will give you an understanding of business through exploring a variety of subjects. It will allow you to gain access to a variety of level 2 programmes as this is a subject which opens many doors to a variety of sectors.
There are no entry requirements for this course, just a passion to succeed and work hard.
This course is ideal for ESOL, SEN and adult learners. It allows you to gain confidence in your academic abilities whilst gaining employability skills alongside the programme.
- Enterprise and the Business World
- Finance in Business
- Principles of Marketing
- Promoting a Brand
- Principles of Customer Service
- Sales and Personal selling
- Introducing a Retail Business
- Visual Merchandising
- Business Online
- Work Experience
For the work experience unit you will gain employability skills before taking on a week of experience, on placement, in a sector you are interested in.
Assessment is through practical tasks, group work, individual assignments and an exam in finance and an exam in marketing.
You could progress onto further study on a level 2 qualification or an apprenticeship in business-related subjects, alternatively, you could enter full-time employment in the business sector.
In the coming months before commencing your studies please contact the Programme Leaders (or this can be programme support teams etc) if we can offer any further guidance before joining us:
- Programme leader contacts: Dawn McLean
- Programme leader details contact email: Dawn.McLean@Tynecoast.ac.uk