This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.
This course will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical understanding of the business sector.
You will explore a range of topics such as personal and business finance, recruitment and selection and will also have the opportunity to pitch a new business idea, develop and execute your own marketing campaign and plan and manage your own event.
You will also experience business first-hand through a work placement with a local employer.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.
This course is delivered at our Main Campus, Stockbridge Lane, Huyton, L36 3SD.
What will I study?
During this course, you will cover the following:
- Exploring business
- Developing a marketing campaign
- Personal and business finance
- Managing an event
- Recruitment and selection
- Pitching for a new business
There is also an opportunity to undertake a two-week work placement with a local employer. Your tutors will be able to support you to do this.
How is it assessed?
You will be assessed by a range of different methods such as coursework, an online exam, assignments, projects, reports and discussions.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You should have four GCSEs at grade 5 (equivalent to grade B) or above including English and maths.
What are the course fees?
The course fee is £994. You may be eligible for funding depending on your personal circumstances and subject to a fee assessment during the enrolment process. For further details, please visit our financial support pages.
If you are aged 19 or over, you could also choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees enabling you to study now, pay later. Loan eligibility isn’t dependent on income or employment status and there is no credit check. Loan repayments don’t start until you have finished your course and earn over £25,000 per year. For more information, please visit our dedicated Advanced Learner Loan page.
There are also a number of payment options including an interest-free payment plan with a monthly direct debit payment.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
This business qualification is adaptable across a wide range of sectors and industries, leading to exciting opportunities within logistics, sales, marketing, management, retail, customer service and many more!
Are you ready to apply?
However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.
Please note, we have taken our utmost care to describe and show course information as accurately as possible. Knowsley Community College reserves the right to amend, remove and add courses in the future. This information cannot be considered contractual and advertised course fees are subject to change.
Ref: John Attewell