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Business - Business Level 1 Study Programme

Wakefield College

Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH

National Award (BTEC)
Level 1
Business, Administration and Law

Course Summary

This study programme is designed to provide an interesting introduction to the world of business. You will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques essential for successful performance in working life. You will develop the communication skills needed for working in the business sector.

Take your first steps towards a career in business with this full-time study programme taught by dedicated professionals.

Future Career and Earning Potentials: Business Adviser

£20K-£35K Business Analyst £30K-£70K Business Development Manager

£25K-£60K (Source: National Careers Service)

Please Note: Work placement opportunities will be available at all levels.

Course Details

What you will study

Level 1

Four core units:

• Being Organised

• Developing a Personal Progression Plan

• Working with Others

• Researching a topic

Six optional units covering topics such as:

• Finding out about businesses in your area

• Organising a meeting

• Branding a Product

• Presenting a business idea

• Contributing to running an event

• Communicating with customers

How will it be delivered?

External examinations/assessment and internally assessed assignments.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at 9-1

Your next steps...

Further study

On completion with the appropriate pass and English and maths grades, you can progress through the levels. A range of higher education courses such as HNC/HND, foundation degrees, honours degrees in Management and Business offered by Wakefield College. Alternatively, there are opportunities for Apprenticeships in areas such as Accounting and Business Administration.

Career Opportunities

This study programme will provide opportunities for a wide range of business careers such as accounting technician, facilities officer, fundraiser, housing officer, insurance claims settler, legal secretary, paralegal or trainee legal executive, customer services officer or retail management.

Additional information

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