Course overview

Business Level 3 City of Bristol College

A full-time business course for school leavers aged 16-18.

This course offers you a chance to learn all about the world of business. You will gain confidence and independence and be able to present yourself to potential employers.

You will learn how to market products, communicate effectively and manage events.

At the end of year one, you will achieve the Foundation Diploma. You can increase this to an Extended Diploma, if you complete Year 2, which is equivalent to three A levels and converts to UCAS points if you want to continue to higher level studies.

Dates and applications

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Business Level 3 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1571C01-1
Dates
05/09/2022 - 29/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
12.51
Start Time
Enquire
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £2573. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1571C01-1 05/09/2022 - 29/06/2023 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 12.51 Enquire College Green Centre
This course costs £2573. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply

Additional information

Who is this course for?

Do you have a real desire to work in the world of business?

This course is for people aged 16-18. The skills and knowledge you will gain from this course will help you gain a head start at interview.

To join this course you just need to be keen to succeed, prepared to work and study hard and willing to learn new skills.

What you'll learn

You will study a variety of topics to prepare you for work or further study. We will also make sure that you have the Maths, IT and English skills that employers need.

Topics include:

  • developing teams in business
  • marketing
  • events management
  • business accounting
  • communication skills.

You will also have the opportunity, as part of your programme, to spend 30 hours on a relevant work placement.

Course entry requirements

To join this course the entry requirements are:

  • five GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above including Maths and English
  • a desire to succeed
  • a willingness to research
  • a high level of written and verbal communication skills.

This course is for people aged 16-18.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed in a variety of ways throughout the course including assignments, role play, coursework and group work.

Future career and study opportunities

Success on the course allows progression to a range of higher education courses at university or College.

The College has a number of partnership agreements with universities such as Plymouth, Bath Spa and UWE. These agreements allow students to undertake Foundation Degrees at City of Bristol College before progressing to an honours degree at the university concerned.

The course also prepares you for a range of jobs in the public, private and voluntary sectors including in a marketing department, in retail management, in an accounts department.

You could also further your studies with an Honours Degree in Business at university or a Business Foundation Degree at our Ashley Down Centre.

Additional costs

This course is free to anyone aged 16-18. You shouldn’t expect any additional costs for this course.

However, if you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help for any extra costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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