Is this course right for me?
Do you want to move into the world of business? Would you like to work in business administration, marketing, finance, human resources, sales and customer service or corporate law? Business studies gives an excellent overview of specialities sure to provide you with the knowledge you need to become a brilliant asset to any industry.
This course prepares you with skills and knowledge in a variety of topics that will prepare you for the next level of education, Apprenticeship or a job in a business-related field. You will need to be prepared to attend college 4 days per week and attend a block of work experience (gaining a total of 100 hours of work experience).
Your areas of study will include: Principles of marketing Finance Branding and visual merchandising Sales and personal selling Consumer and employment law Understanding job roles in finance and accounting
Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed!
Personal Professional Development sessions (PPD) will teach you valuable skills that employers are looking for including communication, time management and life skills that you can take with you anywhere you go!
You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations.
English & Maths: You may not be sure whether these subjects are relevant to you, but good English and Maths skills will be vital to any career path and we're here to support you in developing yours.
Work Experience is crucial to preparing you for your next steps and here you will have access to a wide range of employers to make sure you gain plenty of workplace experience. Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
What options are there after completing this course?
Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure. You can progress onto Level 3 courses, such as the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business, or you may choose to specialise in a topic like Events Management or Accounting, for example. You may seek work or apprenticeship at junior level in wide range of industries. Want to know more? Click here to see where this course can take you!
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College and potentially to a local work placement. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team.
We do recommend a few good resources that you can choose to purchase if you wish. We may request contributions are made to trips and outings.