Introduction to Business BTEC Diploma Level 1

Course Code: BU1DP
Learning Aim Code: 60185740
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Duration: 34 weeks
Campus: Paget Road campus

Is this the right course for me?

If you want to develop a basic understanding of how to support the activities of a business to enable you to progress into administration work or a higher level business programme, this course will provide you with the foundation for this.

BTEC qualifications are designed to provide practical, work-related learning and the course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for employment in a business environment and work in a variety of specialisms in the industry.

You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and will develop a range of skills to prepare you for the world of work, enable you to add value to business activities in an organisation.

What will I learn?

During this course you will study the following modules:

  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Working with others
  • Researching a topic
  • Finding out about businesses in your area
  • Organising a meeting
  • Branding a product
  • Presenting a business idea
  • Contributing to running an event
  • Recording income and expenditure

What skills will I gain?

By studying this course you will:

  • Learn about different local businesses and how they operate
  • Produce a CV and personal action plan
  • Learn about how to start a new business and marketing the product or service being offered
  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in team events
  • Develop your confidence in presentations

How will I be assessed?

  • This is an assignment- based course so there are no exams
  • You will be continually assessed throughout the programme through assignments, practical activities and observations carried out by tutors
  • What can I do next?

    The skills you will learn on this course will enable you to:

    • Pursue a career in an office environment
    • Find employment as an apprentice in an office environment
    • Progress to the Level 2 Business Extended Certificate qualification

    What are the Entry Requirements?

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course apart from an interest in business, a commitment to learning and a determination to succeed.

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