Business, Extended Certificate
The Extended Business Certificate gives you the chance to explore different topics in the business sector. The skills you gain will help you to decide the direction you want your career to take, and progress either into further education, or straight into the workplace. You'll work with real businesses to gain employability and entrepreneurial skills through various enterprise challenges. The programme covers subjects like business enterprise, finance, planning, marketing, customer service, teamwork, sales, and recruitment.
When you study with us you will automatically join our Business Career Excellence Hub, which is endorsed by leading employers who are actively involved throughout your whole training programme. Through guest lectures, company visits, work experience and recruitment events, you will have unrivalled access to potential employers – that means invaluable industry insight and numerous networking opportunities.
You’ll study in purpose-built classrooms, designed to enhance your learning experience, and you’ll benefit from a wide range of facilities including our new boardroom and business suite. Your mentors will be experienced tutors and assessors who have worked in reputable firms and run their own businesses. They will guide you through your study programme and placement, and ensure you’re fully prepared for your next steps after college.
WHAT DOES THIS COURSE INVOLVE
This programme covers a range of subjects, including business enterprise, finance, business planning, marketing, customer service, working in teams, sales and personal selling, recruitment, and selection.
As part of this study programme, you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). You will also complete a work placement or extended industry placement. All aspects of your study programme will be discussed at your interview.
You will be assessed through practical observations, group work, presentations, coursework, online assessments, and examinations.
This programme, which has a 100% pass rate, will provide you with the skills required for a variety of jobs in the business sector. You could also enhance your skills by progressing to the Business Administration Apprenticeship or the Business BTEC Extended Diploma.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-2 with at least two at grade 4 or a qualifying Level 1 qualification.
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Ruby achieved D*, D*, D*, and was also part of the winning team in the Weston Hospice Care Challenge. Her selfless nature meant that she was not only able to help herself, but also able to help peers, her lecturers, and the wider community during her time on the course. Ruby won Professional Studies Student of the Year and Under 19 Student of the Year at Celebration of Success 2023.