Business, Award/Certificate/Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code C1BUSPF1KN

Business, Award/Certificate/Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This Level 1 Business course covers a range of business-related subjects including projects based on real-life work scenarios. This will prepare you for a wide range of careers within the industry.

You’ll develop skills and knowledge in a range of topics, such as business enterprise, finance, business planning, marketing and promotion, project management, business communication, working in teams, sales and personal selling and recruitment and selection.

As part of the course, you’ll also develop your English and maths skills to the level required in the industry.

How will I be assessed?

We’ll assess you through practical activities, group work, presentations, coursework, online assessments and examinations.

What could I do after this course?

This course could be your first step into a career in business, and you could enhance your skills with the Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business at Weston College.

Entry Requirements

You don’t need any formal qualifications to enrol on this course but will need to show a commitment to your studies and an interest in business.

Course Level

Level 1

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What Our Students Say

Bella Febry, Business Studies

Bella Febry

“It was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It will definitely help my future career prospects."

Former school: Priory

Work Experience: Bella completed her work experience with international oil and gas company 'OiLSERV' in Dubai. During this Bella gained skills in HR, finance, IT, law, marketing, sales and project delivery.

Course: Business Studies

What next? After being awarded Work Experience Student of the Year, Bella aims to get a distinction star and then take a gap year before going to university.

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