BTEC First Diploma in Business Level 1/2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Accountancy, Business & Law

Level

Level
1/2

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
Torfaen Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

Duration

Duration
1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are:

  • a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above, including either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language
  • OR an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade D.

In a nutshell

Through this course, you’ll develop key knowledge and understanding within the business sector, along with practical work related skills. You'll gain key transferable skills which can be used in a range of industries. This course is equivalent to four GCSE at Grade A-C.

This course is for you if...

... You have a passion to learn about the business world

... You aspire to learn new skills and enthuse others

... You’d like to progress to employment or Level 3 Business.

What will I be doing?

In this inspiring course, you'll focus on the skills you need in this industry to gain employment with local employers or further your education.

You'll cover a wide range of topics and look at current issues and trends within the business environment to gain up-to-date knowledge. You'll study finance, customer service, marketing and small business planning, along with gaining work experience. Modules include:

  • Enterprise in the business world
  • Finance for Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Online
  • Small Business Planning
  • Sales and Personal Selling
  • Delivering and Improving Customer Service
  • Project Management

You'll be assessed in various ways, from practical activities, peer assessment, work placement, assignments that are based upon realistic workplace situations, and as two exams in marketing and finance.

What is expected of me?

Full commitment to attendance is required, as well as respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You'll share ideas and knowledge as you work independently and with group projects.

You’ll be continually assessed through coursework, which will include written and practical activities, group discussions, debates, attend a work placement, presentation skills, working with others, as well as examinations. There's an expectation that you'll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What qualifications you'll achieve:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English
  • Other relevant qualifications to enhance your skill set.

What comes next?

After completing this course, you'll be able to progress onto Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business or another related Level 3 programme.

Additional information

You'll be expected to make a subsidised contribution to trips and enterprise activities.

Where can I study BTEC First Diploma in Business Level 1/2?

PFBD0066AA
Torfaen Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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