Business and Administration (Gateway Level 1 Certificate)

Business and Administration (Gateway Level 1 Certificate)

Subject Area: Business Foundation Learning

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 149591
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at Grade 1 including maths and/or English, or demonstrate the ability to work towards Level 1 in maths and English in an assessment.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    The study programme covers core units that focus on key transferable skills, such as research and planning, time management, and working with others. Learners will also take a number of sector units; the content of the sector units offer a broad introduction to the skills and knowledge within that sector, allowing the delivery to be practical and active in order to engage the learners. For business, the units cover activities such as role-playing customer service situations, pitching business ideas, and creating visual displays.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

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    Course Highlights

    The study programme is designed around practical skills and tasks that place an emphasis on learners demonstrating what they can do, rather than what they know in theory. The qualifications give learners the opportunity to acquire and develop generic, transferable, and sector-specific skills in order to complete tasks, and demonstrate a level of achievement that enables them to progress to further learning.

    Core Skills Covered: Budgeting | Accounting | Customer Service | Communication | Decision Making | IT Skills
    

    Next Steps

    Upon completion of the level 1 study programme, you may consider progression onto our Level 2 Business study programme or an apprenticeship.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2020.

    For all students aged 19+ fees will be £1610.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.