Do you dream of being your own boss? Like the idea of running your own business? Or how about leading a successful team? This business course will help you develop the skills and understanding you need to work in any business environment, whether your goal is management, human resources, finance, marketing or running a company.
This course is designed for learners to get a good understanding of the business environment and will cover topics ranging from customer service to marketing and will therefore involve practice in realistic working environment to give you a taste of a real working environment. You will also be looking at how businesses work from the initial business idea through to the end product including important stages that a business set up can take. This course will give you the initial groundwork to enable you to progress onto Level 3 or into employment/ apprenticeship.

Funding and bursaries

Students if you’re aged over 19 you may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. For more information email or call 023 8087 4874.

Advanced Learner Loans are available for students who are aged 19 or over. Repayments do not begin until the course is completed and you are earning £25,000 or over. Eligible learners will be enrolling on a level 3 or above course and are a UK or EU national. For further information, visit

Entry requirements

At least three GCSEs at grade 3 or a Merit/ Distinction at Level 1, plus an interest in a career working in business or potentially running your own business.


You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, practical tasks and examinations.

Career and Progression

Completion of the course will allow you to progress either straight into industry working in a relevant sector. Alternatively, you could progress onto an apprenticeship or study a Level 3 in Business which could lead to HE.

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