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Business Introductory Certificate Level 1

Practical Vs Theory

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60

Course overview

This course has been designed to provide you with a broad introduction to the business sector and develop basic skills such as:

  • communication
  • working with others
  • problem solving
  • managing information
  • self development

You will develop transferable skills and understanding through:

  • organising a meeting
  • branding a product
  • creating a visual display
  • contributing to running an event
  • recording income and expenditure
  • presenting a business idea

 

What Does The Programme Include

The content of the course and units offer a broad introduction to the skills and knowledge within business allowing the delivery to be practical and active in order to engage you. For example: role-playing customer service situations, pitching business ideas and creating visual displays.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Worried about your grades?

Whatever your results, we want to assure you that extenuating circumstances will be considered should you not have the grades indicated above. 

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effective 6 weeks to success programme’ that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change courses if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks
  • Moving you between course levels if you are finding your current level too easy /​too hard
  • Incorporating English and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t meet the grades you need
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieveing well

Our course enquiries and admissions team are available remotely throughout this unprecedented period. They can be contacted at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any further questions.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

All course units are assessed internally using a variety of assessment methods. You may be required to:

  • Present information that you have gathered
  • Keep working logbooks, records and reflective journals
  • Practise English and mathematical skills
  • Take part in oral or written presentations
  • Take part in role play, interviews and other activities

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this course you can progress to a Business, Creative Media, IT or Travel and Tourism Diploma Level 2, or a Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship, or enter employment.

Course Content

You will study a range of units including:

  • Being Organised
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
  • Working with Others
  • Researching a Topic
  • Finding Out About a Business in Your Area
  • Creating a Visual Display
  • Presenting a Business Idea
  • Contributing to Running an Event
  • Communicating with Customers
  • Branding a Product

Course Trips

You will have the opportunity of a variety of trips and workshops to support your learning and development. You will also have the opportunity to fundraise for a Charity whilst organising an event.

 

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Work experience placements linking to laws and legislation has allowed me to successfully secure an unconditional offer to study Business and Law at University.

Ebony Harker-Bannister

 

 

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