BTEC Diploma in Business, Retail and Administration Level 1

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This course is aimed at students who wish to develop their personal skills and qualities to help them in their learning and future careers. The course provides practical ‘hands on’ experience in a real working environment as an introduction to working in business and administration.

You will study 13 units throughout the year to achieve a diploma / certificate or award. Examples of units are:
- Working in business and administration – 3 credits
- Communicating electronically – 3 credits
- Welcoming visitors (Reception) -2 credits
- Creating business documents – 3 credits
- Recording business transactions – 4 credits
- Business group project – 4 credits
- Ideas for small business – 4…

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This course is aimed at students who wish to develop their personal skills and qualities to help them in their learning and future careers. The course provides practical ‘hands on’ experience in a real working environment as an introduction to working in business and administration.

You will study 13 units throughout the year to achieve a diploma / certificate or award. Examples of units are:
- Working in business and administration – 3 credits
- Communicating electronically – 3 credits
- Welcoming visitors (Reception) -2 credits
- Creating business documents – 3 credits
- Recording business transactions – 4 credits
- Business group project – 4 credits
- Ideas for small business – 4 credits
- Job opportunities in business – 4 credits

Students will also undertake a personal and social development qualification:
- Working towards goals
- Community action
- Managing own money

Functional skills:
- English
- Maths
- ICT

Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a business enterprise scheme.

End Qualification:

BTEC Diploma in Business and Administration Level 1
EDEXCEL Personal and Social Development Entry Level 3
City & Guilds Functional Skills, Maths, English and ICT

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

3 GCSEs at grade E or entry qualifications at entry level 3 . Individual cases outside of this will be considered on their own merits.

Assessment:

The course units are all marked at pass or fail, students will need to complete all units to gain the necessary 37 credits for the diploma, 13 units for a certificate and 7 units for an award.

Progression from this course:

The course prepares you for employment in a wide range of careers. You may choose to study for further qualifications or progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Business.

Locations:

King's Lynn Campus - PE30 2QW

Duration:

1 Year

Start times:

September 2013

How to Apply:

Please apply online using the general college application form

Course Costs:

All students on full-time courses will need to pay a materials / resources fee. Details will be provided before enrolment. If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay tuition or registration fees for your course. For students aged 19 or over, there will be a tuition fee (depends on the course) for each year of the course as well as a registration fee (which includes exam fees). However, many students will be eligible for reduced fees and / or financial support towards the costs. Click here for detailed information. Please contact Student Services if you have further queries.

There are some textbooks you will need to purchase (approx £25).

Additional Information:

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to apply to the college's learner support fund for financial support with the costs associated with your studies. For more details, please click here or contact student services on 01553 815271 (King's Lynn campus) or 01945 582561 (Isle campus) or 01223 860701 (Cambridge campus)

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