Business Level 1

An introduction to the world of business.

The Business Level 1 is an integrated programme that introduces aspects of business development and finance.

The programme has been designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the business sector. It’s an integrated programme that introduces aspects of business development and finance and may have work experience incorporated.

You will study and gain qualifications in English and maths, the skills that are essential to progress in a business environment, either to the next level of study or in employment. This will also help you to complete your assessed course work. In addition, the programme includes a strong focus on developing your ICT skills.

This programme develops technical and employability skills such as making presentations, working in groups and working individually. The core subjects are business purposes, business organisations, financial forecasting for business and people in organisations. Other key areas covered are personal finance, interpersonal skills and customer service. You will develop research skills, become a more independent learner and gain knowledge and understanding which will enable you to meet all kinds of challenges in your future career. You will start to take a case study approach to studying organisations.

You can progress to the Business Level 2.

No formal qualifications are required.

Explore your career progression options

If you are considering applying for this programme, why not explore your potential career progression routes using our handy tool.

You can explore live job vacancies, next level qualifications and apprenticeship standards in your local area. Not only this but you can also watch videos of real people talking about their experiences of working in your specific industry or occupation of interest.

Why not visit us at an Open Event and find out more about this pathway.

Why Bracknell and Wokingham College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 150+

    Courses available

  • 95%

    of our graduates go into work or higher education 

  • 60+

    years of teaching experience

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