• LevelLevel 2
  • FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyOCR

Overview

You will have the opportunity to acquire the essential knowledge and tools for the world of work, by developing transferrable skills such as planning, research, analysis, working with others and effective communication.

Topics will include business organisation, human resources and financial forecasting.

The course will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills that are needed to prepare for employment in the appropriate vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to enter a particular area of work.

The course is also designed to appeal to those interested in a career in business and to those who already have experience of working in the sector.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Business Purposes
  • Business Organisations
  • Financial Forecasting
  • People in Organisations
  • The Marketing Plan
  • Business Communication
  • Training and Employment
  • Personal Selling in Business
  • Customer Relations in Business
  • Business Online

September - June

Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate Level 1 vocational qualification and/ or four GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above.

All work is assessed via a portfolio of assignments.

On successful completion of this qualification you may progress into employment in the business industry or onto a relevant Level 3 qualification.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

To find out more about jobs in your local area, please visit Career Coach.

Business

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Business students will be based within the main College campus, accessing our specialist classrooms to prepare for a career in an office based environment, completing a portfolio of work and gaining experience for progression into a range of business roles such as management, human resources, finance and marketing. 

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Additional Information

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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