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Business, Accounting & Law

This exciting study programme has been developed to provide a flexible approach to study using a variety of units within Business. Devised to encourage students to stretch and grow. The qualification provides students with the opportunity to extend their learning in preparation for further vocational learning in further or higher education settings. On completion students will achieve: - Introduction to Business and Finance (Level 1) Programme - Level 1 Certificate in progression - Maths dependent on prior qualification - English dependent on prior qualification

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    Age 16-18 either GCSE English grade D/2 or above Functional Skills English E3 or successful completion of a E3 qualification in a related subject. Plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English ability and satisfactory reference.

    Assessment Method

    Students are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutors. These include role play practical demonstration report writing group discussion essay written question/answer.

    Aims of the course

    The aims of the course is: - To help students who wish to progress to/within further education or higher education - To help students develop advance learning - To provide students with employability skills that employers seek within the sector - To build students confidence and self-esteem

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to Level 2 in Business or enter employment.


    Learning will take place in the classroom (Day) over 4 days a week.

    Career Options

    Upon completion you could choose to enter employerment in the Business industry in roles such as: Administrative Assistant Customer Service Assistant.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 35 weeks
Start Date 04/09/2023
End Date 21/06/2024
Course Code 4BAAW9S0


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 633
24+ Please Enquire
International £9,000
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