An understanding of the business world is relevant to most job roles within the United Kingdom’s economy. This course is designed to provide you with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills associated with business activities. It will prompt research, investigation and review of many aspects of business, to promote an awareness of the career opportunities available. There is no requirement for you to have studied Business previously, however this would be beneficial. This course is designed to support you if you intend progressing to university, and also to provide you with the skills and knowledge to enter the world of work in you chosen sector. It has been designed to offer exciting and interesting experiences that focuses on applied learning, i.e. learning through the acquisition of knowledge and understanding in purposeful contexts linked to the local, regional and national business environment.
This qualification supports access to higher education degree courses, such as: • Marketing • Marketing Management • Marketing with Digital Communications • Retail Management • Business • International Business • Management • Finance • Business Finance Alternatively, the qualification will allow you to gain the required understanding and skills to be able to undertake employment within business, including the retail sector.