Course Name: Level 1 Business and Computing

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications required, but a keen interest in business or computing is essential. We will request a school or college report and you will attend an interview at the college.

What's Involved

This study programme builds the foundations within business and computing. It includes units that develop understanding in the key areas that will encourage employability within industry such as professional behaviour in an office environment, planning and running an enterprise activity, using a computer in business administration and IT user fundamentals.

There is the opportunity for practical assessment outside of the college environment. You will have the chance to visit other organisations to see how they run as well as be invited to take part in sessions with guest speakers from other working environments.

A sample of units you will be required to undertake include:

> Professional behaviour in an office environment

> Working in business and administration

> Welcome visitors

> Recording business transactions

> Supporting business meetings

> Planning an enterprise activity

> Running an enterprise activity

> Working in a team

> Using a computer in business administration

> Using email

> IT user fundamentals

> Communicating electronically

> Creating business documents

> Word processing software

> Using the internet

Course Assessment Method

The assessments will be undertaken through assignments and observations.

What's Next

You can progress onto a Level 2 qualification within Business or Computing.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Course Information
Qualification Type: BTEC Diploma in Business Administration
Level: Level 1
Awarding Body:
Academic Year: 19/20
Start Date: September 2019

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